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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having columns at both front and back or on each side, as some Greek temples.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having columns either at both ends or at both sides
  • adj. marked by columniation having free columns in porticoes either at both ends or at both sides of a structure

Etymologies

From amphi- + Greek stūlos, pillar; see stā- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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