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(in ancient Greek and Roman architecture) a covered portico, as a promenade.
(in an ancient Roman villa) a garden walk planted with trees.
garden terrace, shaded walk <
a covered colonnade
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, zist, n. a covered portico used by athletes for their exercises.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)
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a long portico, esp one used in ancient Greece for athletics
(in ancient Rome) a covered garden walk or one lined with trees
C17: from Latin
literally: smoothed, polished (area), from
to scrape, make smooth
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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