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Erechtheum

[ih-rek-thee-uh m, er-ik-thee-uh m] /ɪˈrɛk θi əm, ˌɛr ɪkˈθi əm/
noun
1.
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-uh n, -on, er-ik-thahy-uh n] /ɪˈrɛk θaɪ ən, -ˌɒn, ˌɛr ɪkˈθaɪ ən/ (Show IPA)
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Erechtheum

/ɪˈrɛkθɪəm; ˌɛrəkˈθiːəm/
noun
1.
a temple on the Acropolis at Athens, which has a porch of caryatids
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