noun tet·ra·pylon \¦te‧trə+\

Definition of tetrapylon



  1. :  an edifice having four gates or portals (as one marking the intersection of two thoroughfares in an ancient Roman city)

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Origin and Etymology of tetrapylon

Greek, from tetra- + pylōn gateway — more at pylon

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capable of being understood in two ways

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