from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Architecture The use or arrangement of columns in a building.

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  • n. An arrangement or grouping of columns

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The employment or arrangement of columns in a structure.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In architecture, the employment of columns in a design; collectively, the columns thus used in a structure.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (architecture) the arrangement of columns (especially freestanding columns) in a structure


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  • Better than calumniation, I'd wager. :-)

    June 1, 2011

  • I don't much like this word, but that doesn't stop me from listing it. Hecko, I'm even going to use it for a list name!

    May 19, 2011