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chalcidicum

[ kal-sid-i-kuhm ]
/ kælˈsɪd ɪ kəm /
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noun, plural chal·cid·i·ca [kal-sid-i-kuh]. /kælˈsɪd ɪ kə/.
an annex of an ancient Roman basilica.
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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How to use chalcidicum in a sentence

  • In fine, the Chalcidicum was the smaller Exchange, and the niches still seen there must have been the stands of the auctioneers.

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