from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A name given to the old Parthenon at Athens, because measuring 100 Greek feet, probably in the width across the stylobate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A building 100 feet in length or width; particularly, the cella of the great temple of Athena, the Parthenon, at Athens. See cut under cella.
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