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noun in·ter·co·lum·ni·a·tion \ˌin-tər-kə-ˌləm-nē-ˈā-shən\

Definition of intercolumniation

  1. 1 :  the clear space between the columns of a series

  2. 2 :  the system of spacing of the columns of a colonnade

Origin and Etymology of intercolumniation

Latin intercolumnium space between two columns, from inter- + columna column

First Known Use: 1624

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