intercolumniation

noun
in·ter·co·lum·ni·a·tion | \ˌin-tər-kə-ˌləm-nē-ˈā-shən \

Definition of intercolumniation 

1 : the clear space between the columns of a series

2 : the system of spacing of the columns of a colonnade

First Known Use of intercolumniation

1624, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for intercolumniation

Latin intercolumnium space between two columns, from inter- + columna column

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