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Meaning of OPISTHODOME

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O*pis"tho*dome\, n. [L. opisthodomus, Gr. ?; ?
behind + do`mos house: cf. F. opisthodome.] (Arch.)
A back chamber; especially, that part of the naos, or cella,
farthest from the main entrance, sometimes having an entrance
of its own, and often used as a treasury.

 

 

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