tetrapylon

noun
tet·​ra·​pylon | \ ¦te‧trə+ \
plural tetrapyla

Definition of tetrapylon

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

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History and Etymology for tetrapylon

Greek, from tetra- + pylōn gateway

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“Tetrapylon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tetrapylon. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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