Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An entrance or vestibule to a temple or group of buildings.

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  • noun A vestibule or entrance to a Greek temple

Etymologies

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

[Latin, from Greek propulaion : pro-, before; see pro– + pulē, gate.]

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