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chalcidicum

[kal-sid-i-kuh m]
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noun, plural chal·cid·i·ca [kal-sid-i-kuh] /kælˈsɪd ɪ kə/.
  1. an annex of an ancient Roman basilica.
  2. an annex or appendage, especially a narthex, of an early Christian basilica.
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Origin of chalcidicum

1720–30; < Latin, noun use of neuter of Chalcidicus < Greek Chalkidikós, equivalent to Chalkid- (stem of Chalkís) Chalcis + -ikos -ic
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  • In fine, the Chalcidicum was the smaller Exchange, and the niches still seen there must have been the stands of the auctioneers.

    The Wonders of Pompeii

    Marc Monnier