columniation

noun
co·​lum·​ni·​a·​tion | \kə-ˌləm-nē-ˈā-shən \

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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