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tetrapylon

[te-truh-pahy-lon] /ˌtɛ trəˈpaɪ lɒn/
noun, plural tetrapyla
[te-truh-pahy-luh] /ˌtɛ trəˈpaɪ lə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a structure having four gateways as features of an architectural composition.
Origin of tetrapylon
1900-1905
1900-05; < Greek, tetrápylon, noun use of neuter of tetrápylos having four gates. See tetra-, pylon
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