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in antis

[an-tis] /ˈæn tɪs/
adjective, Architecture
1.
noting or pertaining to a classical temple in which the antae extend to form the sides of a recessed portico, which has a row of columns.
2.
noting or pertaining to the row of columns or the portico in such a building.
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  • The west elevation contains columns in the colossal order in antis below a pediment.

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