Definition of peristyle
1 : a colonnade surrounding a building or court
2 : an open space enclosed by a colonnade
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The video boards that sat atop the peristyle end have been removed and placed in adjacent sections, part of a refurbishing of the arches.
The classic peristyle archways that give the Coliseum its distinctive look are still topped by an Olympic caldron.
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