[ proh-stas ]
/ ˈproʊ stæs /
noun, plural pro·sta·des [proh-stey-deez]. /proʊˈsteɪ diz/.
(in classical architecture) an antechamber or vestibule.
(in a classical temple) the area included between parastades.
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Origin of prostas
<Greek prostás literally, that which stands before (cf. prostasis)
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