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Diocletian window

noun

Palladian window

[puh-ley-dee-uh n, -lah-] /pəˈleɪ di ən, -ˈlɑ-/
noun
1.
a window in the form of a round-headed archway with a narrower compartment on either side, the side compartments usually being capped with entablatures on which the arch of the central compartment rests.
Also called Diocletian window, Venetian window.
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