Definition of Propylaea

1. Noun. (plural of propylaeum) ¹



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Definition of Propylaea

1. propylaeum [n] - See also: propylaeum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Propylaea

propugnations
propulsation
propulsion
propulsion system
propulsions
propulsive
propulsively
propulsiveness
propulsory
propwash deflection unit
propyl
propyl alcohol
propyl group
propyl radical
propyla
propylaea (current term)
propylaeum
propylaeums
propylamine
propylamines
propylammonium
propylammoniums
propylbenzene
propylbenzenes
propylene
propylene glycol
propylene oxide
propylenes
propylhexedrine
propylic

Literary usage of Propylaea

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1. The Acropolis of Athens by Martin Luther D'Ooge (1909)
"That the propylaea was a part of the original plan for beautifying the Acropolis ... Ground-plan of the propylaea. The dotted portions were projected only. ..."

2. Problems in Periclean Buildings by George Wicker Elderkin (1912)
"THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE IRREGULARITY OF THE propylaea The irregular position of the door and the windows of the north-west wing of the propylaea has long ..."

3. The Geography of Herodotus ...: Illustrated from Modern Researches and by James Talboys Wheeler (1854)
"The entrance or propylaea, consisting of a gateway or pylon between two oblong ... —The open court behind the propylaea surrounded by colonnades. ..."

4. Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry: From the Year by Mary Berry (1865)
"5, a portal of the Corinthian order; 2, the propylaea, the inner ranges of which are Ionic; 3, a great pavement; 4, the Temple of Diana propylaea; 6, 6, 6, ..."

5. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"The temple, which is approached through the colossal marble propylaea, or state entrance, with Doric colonnades and steps of marble and black and deep-blue ..."

6. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1823)
"... description of the propylaea —Mythological Symbols—Consecrated Gates—Of the Pyla- gorae—/Egyptian characteristics—Worship of the Sun— Walls of Mycenae. ..."

7. A Classical and Topographical Tour Through Greece, During the Years 1801 by Edward Dodwell (1819)
"Both the propylaea and the adjoining buildings have been considerably defaced in ... Of the six columns which form the front of the propylaea, only two have ..."

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