(in an ancient Roman house) a large, open room at the side of the peristyle farthest from the main entrance.
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How to use tablinum in a sentence
The height of the tablinum at the lintel should be one eighth more than its width.Ten Books on Architecture | Vitruvius
On the centre of the side facing the vestibule was the tablinum, the apartment of Caius Muro himself.Beric the Briton | G. A. Henty
If it is from thirty to forty feet, let half the width of the atrium be devoted to the tablinum.Ten Books on Architecture | Vitruvius
This proposal pleased the old slave, and a short time after Gorgias entered the venerable philosopher's tablinum.Cleopatra, Complete | Georg Ebers
People took their meals in the veranda in summer, and to it the name tablinum was naturally applied.Pompeii, Its Life and Art | August Mau