co·​lum·​ni·​a·​tion kə-ˌləm-nē-ˈā-shən How to pronounce columniation (audio)
: the employment or the arrangement of columns in a structure

Word History


probably from intercolumniation

First Known Use

1592, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of columniation was in 1592

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Cite this Entry

“Columniation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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