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columniation

[kuh-luhm-nee-ey-shuh n]
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noun Architecture.
  1. the employment of columns.
  2. the system of columns in a structure.
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Origin of columniation

First recorded in 1585–95; extracted from intercolumniation
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Related Words

portico, arcade, mezzanine, corridor, cloister, gallery, veranda, peristyle, columniation

British Dictionary definitions for columniation

columniation

noun
  1. the arrangement of architectural columns
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