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OTHER WORDS FROM hemicyclehem·i·cy·clic [hem-i-sahy-klik, -sik-lik], /ˌhɛm ɪˈsaɪ klɪk, -ˈsɪk lɪk/, adjective
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In the hemicycle the committee benches had disappeared; they had run parallel to the sections on the arc of a circle.The conquest of Rome|Matilde Serao
The hemicycle became the apse; the gallery, a clerestory; the hall, a central nave.Cathedrals and Cloisters of the South of France, Volume 1|Elise Whitlock Rose
Above the terrace of the recesses, rose that of the Hemicycle.Old Rome|Robert Burn
In the hemicycle above are the Virgin and Child under a Byzantine canopy with angels and founders on either side.
His greatest work, however, and one which won him much fame, is his well-known Hemicycle in the Beaux Arts (p. 319).