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[ih-rek-thee-uh m, er-ik-thee-uh m] /ɪˈrɛk θi əm, ˌɛr ɪkˈθi əm/

a temple at Athens on the Acropolis, begun c420 b.c., having two Ionic porches and a porch of caryatids: regarded as one of the finest examples of classical architecture.
/ɪˈrɛkθɪəm; ˌɛrəkˈθiːəm/
a temple on the Acropolis at Athens, which has a porch of caryatids


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