Parthenon

play
noun Par·the·non \ˈpär-thə-ˌnän\

Definition of Parthenon

  1. :  a Doric temple of Athena built on the acropolis at Athens in the fifth century b.c.

Origin and Etymology of parthenon

Latin, from Greek Parthenōn


First Known Use: 1776



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Parthenon? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).