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Pal•la'di•an win'dow

Pronunciation: (pu-lā'dē-un, -lä'-), [key]
a window in the form of a round-headed archway with a narrower compartment on either side, the side compartments usually being capped with entablatures on which the arch of the central compartment rests. Also called Diocletian window, Venetian window.

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