- having many columns carrying the roof or ceiling: a hypostyle hall.
- a hypostyle structure.
Origin of hypostyle
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Hypostyle, literally “under columns,” but used to mean filled by columns.Architecture
Thomas Roger Smith
It is not so large, however, and it contains no hypostyle hall.
It is to this room that the name of hypostyle hall has been given.
The hypostyle of the temple of the God Amen—that could be no other thing but one.
The gloom deepens in the hypostyle which follows the pronaos.
- having a roof supported by columns
- a building constructed in this way