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- n. Plural form of semidome.
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The main structure was formed by a succession of cascading semidomes enveloping the enormous central dome that climbed into and reflected the midday sky.
St.nding apart at the base of the hill is St. Croix, dedicated in 1019, consisting of four semicircular sides, crowned with semidomes projecting from a square tower crowned with a kind of pyramid spire.
The use of gilded relief in the upper part recalls the methods of Pintoricchio, and the hint of the whole arrangement was doubtless taken from those semidomes which existed in many churches.