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carport (or car porch)

An open-air roofed structure used to house vehicles at a residence. Contrast with a garage, which must be completely enclosed.

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To the front, there is a driveway leading up to the car porch.
He said that many people constructed the walls on the green belt to use the area in front of their house as lawns and car porch.
According to reports, several neighbours alleged that the woman was forced to sleep with a Rottweiler at the car porch for over a month, before she was rescued on Saturday.
The finance will be provided for single-storey five-marla houses having two beds, a drawing room, kitchen, two baths, a car porch, backyard and a boundary wall with a specific design to be provided by the PHA.
The car theft gangs lift the cars from where they want as they face no huddle anywhere either it may private car parking area or from somebody's home car porch and the shopping centers of the capital .
On Saturday, workers from Bukit Mertajam MP Steven Sim's office visited a house in Medan Kota Permai 2 where Adelina had allegedly been abused and forced to sleep at the car porch with her employer's pet dog for a month.