columniation

noun
co·​lum·​ni·​a·​tion | \ kə-ˌləm-nē-ˈā-shən How to pronounce columniation (audio) \

Definition of columniation

: the employment or the arrangement of columns in a structure

First Known Use of columniation

1592, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for columniation

probably from intercolumniation

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“Columniation.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/columniation. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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