Definition for propyla (2 of 2)
noun, plural prop·y·la [prop-uh-luh] /ˈprɒp ə lə/.
Origin of propylon
Examples from the Web for propyla
They were generally placed in pairs at the entrances of temples, on each side of the propyla.Museum of Antiquity|L. W. Yaggy
In keeping with the splendour of the temples on the summit of the Acropolis was the Propyla, or great entrance, already mentioned.Greece|J.A. McClymont
The great temple stands on the very summit of the Acropolis, elevated far above the Propyla and the surrounding edifices.Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, Vol. I (of 2)|John Lloyd Stephens
Already the incense was burning, already the cypress had been placed before the Propyla of the Palatine.Darkness and Dawn|Frederic W. Farrar
Just outside the Propyla was the small temple of Wingless Victory.