erechtheion

Erechtheum

[ih-rek-thee-uhm, er-ik-thee-uhm]
noun
a temple at Athens on the Acropolis, begun c420 b.c., having two Ionic porches and a porch of caryatids: regarded as one of the finest examples of classical architecture.
Also, Erechtheion [ih-rek-thahy-uhn, -on, er-ik-thahy-uhn] .
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Erechtheum or Erechtheion (ɪˈrɛkθɪəm, ˌɛrəkˈθiːəm, ɪˈrɛkθɪən, ˌɛrəkˈθiːən)
 
n
a temple on the Acropolis at Athens, which has a porch of caryatids
 
Erechtheion or Erechtheion
 
n

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