Porch

What is Porch ?

Porch is (noun) 1. a sheltered area joined onto a doorway You weren’t in when I called, so I left the parcel in the porch. 2. US a balcony at ground level around a house They like to sit out on the porch on summer evenings. (NOTE: The plural is porches.)

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level