or ba·sil·i·cal

[buh-sil-i-kuh n, -zil-]

adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for basilican

Historical Examples of basilican

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


    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