Parthenon

noun
Par·​the·​non | \ ˈpär-thə-ˌnän How to pronounce Parthenon (audio) \

Definition of Parthenon

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

First Known Use of Parthenon

1776, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Parthenon

Latin, from Greek Parthenōn

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“Parthenon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Parthenon. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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