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carportcar‧port /ˈkɑːpɔːt $ ˈkɑːrpɔːrt/ noun [countable]  TBBTTCa shelter for a car which consists of a roof supported by posts or walls
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carportIf you haven't even got room for a single lean-to garage, you could always consider building a carport.A County-model Land-Rover had been backed up against a stack of firewood in the shelter of a thatched carport.The Toyota was in the carport, bunkered down, sleeping.As he pulled into the carport, Doreen appeared at the kitchen window, face tense with worry.A door connected kitchen with bathroom, with the rear door leading from the kitchen to the carport.A back door led out to the carport and there were two windows, just as there were in the front.He walked round to the carport and put the chainsaw back in the chest.The carport and Land-Rover obstructed Trent's view of the windows.
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