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basilican

or ba·sil·i·cal

[buh-sil-i-kuh n, -zil-]
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  1. basilic(def 2).
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Examples from the Web for basilican

Historical Examples

  • These two examples of the basilican style are clear and distinct.

    Constantinople

    William Holden Hutton

  • It is always probable that the basilican plan had its origin in a plan originally aisleless.

  • A smaller edifice of basilican type is generally supposed to have been a Christian church.

  • It was a basilican church with nave, and aisles raised two steps above it.

    The Shores of the Adriatic

    F. Hamilton Jackson

  • For the most part, the Early Norman or Basilican forms were too low to please them in their present enthusiasm.

    Val d'Arno

    John Ruskin