tetrapylon

[ te-truh-pahy-lon ]
/ ˌtɛ trəˈpaɪ lɒn /

noun, plural tet·ra·py·la [te-truh-pahy-luh]. /ˌtɛ trəˈpaɪ lə/.

a structure having four gateways as features of an architectural composition.

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Origin of tetrapylon

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