tetrapylon

[ te-truh-pahy-lon ]

noun,plural tet·ra·py·la [te-truh-pahy-luh]. /ˌtɛ trəˈpaɪ lə/.
  1. a structure having four gateways as features of an architectural composition.

Origin of tetrapylon

1
1900–05; <Greek, tetrápylon, noun use of neuter of tetrápylos having four gates. See tetra-, pylon

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