Definition of Triforium

1. n. The gallery or open space between the vaulting and the roof of the aisles of a church, often forming a rich arcade in the interior of the church, above the nave arches and below the clearstory windows.



Definition of Triforium

1. Noun. The gallery of arches above the side-aisle vaulting in the nave of a church. ¹

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Definition of Triforium

1. a gallery in a church [n -RIA]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triforium

trifocals
trifold
trifoliata
trifoliate
trifoliate orange
trifoliated
trifolies
trifoliolate
trifoliolate leaf
trifoliosis
trifolirhizin
trifolium
trifoliums
trifoly
triforia
triforium (current term)
triform
triformed
triformity
trifunctional
trifunctionality
trifunctionally
trifuran
trifurans
trifurcate
trifurcated
trifurcates
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trifurcations

Literary usage of Triforium

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1. Gothic Architecture in England: An Analysis of the Origin & Development of by Francis Bond (1906)
"The term triforium strictly applies only to the arcade which is seen in many ... So that it means sometimes the triforium arcade, sometimes the triforium ..."

2. A History of Architectural Development by Frederick Moore Simpson (1909)
"The semi-open triforium of England, as at Salisbury ... In the choir of Le Mans the triforium is omitted entirely, and the clerestory windows start from the ..."

3. The Template-Makers of the Paris Basin: Toichological Techniques for by John James (1989)
"His accented triforium piers imply those three- and four-fold divisions in the clerestory that we are accustomed to see terminating in tracery. ..."

4. A History of Architecture by Russell Sturgis, Arthur Lincoln Frothingham (1915)
"Here the triforium is glazed but its tracery is not elaborated nor its wall space traceried, ... 127—triforium of Cathedral of Metz. (From Gurlitt. ..."

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