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in antis

[ in an-tis ]
/ ˌɪn ˈæn tɪs /
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adjective Architecture.
noting or pertaining to a classical temple in which the antae extend to form the sides of a recessed portico, which has a row of columns.
noting or pertaining to the row of columns or the portico in such a building.
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Origin of in antis

First recorded in 1660–70; from Latin in antīs, literally “in, between the pilasters” (ablative plural of antae); see origin at anta
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