ETYM French arcade, Spanish arcada, Late Lat. arcata, from Latin arcus bow, arch.
1. A covered passageway; often between streets with shops or stalls.
2. A structure composed of a series of arches supported by columns; SYN. colonnade.
1. A long arched building or gallery.
2. An arched covered passageway or avenue (as between shops).
3. A series of arches with their columns or piers.
4. An amusement center having coin-operated games.