Definition of Propylaeum

1. Noun. A vestibule or entrance to a Greek temple ¹



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Definition of Propylaeum

1. [n -LAEA]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Propylaeum

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

Literary usage of Propylaeum

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1. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1818)
"... Plague— Walls of the City—its antient splendour—Citadel— Torso—propylaeum of the Hippodrome—Caryatides — Rotunda—Situation of the Hippodrome—St. Sophia— ..."

2. Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom by Royal Society of Literature (Great Britain) (1829)
"The situation of this temple on the platform of the propylaeum, seems to leave little doubt that it was the temple of Minerva Propylaea. ..."

3. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography by William Smith (1856)
"At a distance of 50 feet from the propylaeum was the north-eastern angle of the inner inclosure (plan, 6, 6, 4), which was in shape an irregular pentagon. ..."

4. Troja: Results of the Latest Researches and Discoveries on the Site of Homer by Heinrich Schliemann, Archibald Henry Sayce (1884)
"Ground plan of the Roman propylaeum in its present state .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 208 No. ... Entablature and capital of the Roman propylaeum .. 209 No. 120. ..."

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