noun, plural im·plu·vi·a [im-ploo-vee-uh] /ɪmˈplu vi ə/.
Words nearby impluvium
Example sentences from the Web for impluvium
In the centre of the peristyle was an open court, which contained the impluvium.The Last Days of Pompeii|Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
Still he sprang from the couch, groped his way to the door, opened it, and entered the impluvium that adjoined his bedroom.Arachne, Complete|Georg Ebers
The hall led into a further room, which was open in the centre to the sky, like the impluvium of a Roman house.Orpheus in Mayfair and Other Stories and Sketches|Maurice Baring
Beyond the impluvium is the place of a small altar for the worship of the Lares.Museum of Antiquity|L. W. Yaggy
In the better houses a fountain was often placed in the middle of the impluvium.Pompeii, Its Life and Art|August Mau