Definition of Triforia

1. triforium [n] - See also: triforium



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triforia

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

Literary usage of Triforia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lombard Architecture by Arthur Kingsley Porter (1917)
"True triforia, however, are comparatively rare. There is an early example at Lodi Vecchio (Plate 104, Fig. 4; Plate 105, Fig. 5), dating from c. ..."

2. Development of Christian Architecture in Italy by William Sebastian Okely (1860)
"sider the effect of the rectangular piers when introduced into the triforia. In the church of SS. Quattro Coronati, at Rome, the triforium has a rectangular ..."

3. A History of Architectural Development by Frederick Moore Simpson (1909)
"Churches with neither clerestories nor triforia. omitted entirely, ... In some abbey churches, and those not necessarily the smallest, triforia are also ..."

4. Mediaeval Church Vaulting by Clarence Ward (1915)
"... the aisles are vaulted in both stories like those of Auvergne, the lower groined, the triforia with half tunnel vaults, but it seems very probable that ..."

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