Exedrae



[ek-si-druh, ek-see-] /ˈɛk sɪ drə, ɛkˈsi-/

noun, plural exedrae
[ek-si-dree, ek-see-dree] /ˈɛk sɪˌdri, ɛkˈsi dri/ (Show IPA)
1.
(in ancient Greece and Rome) a room or covered area open on one side, used as a meeting place.
2.
a permanent outdoor bench, semicircular in plan and having a high back.
/ˈɛksɪdrə; ɛkˈsiː-/
noun
1.
a building, room, portico, or apse containing a continuous bench, used in ancient Greece and Rome for holding discussions
2.
an outdoor bench in a recess

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