apadana

noun
the great hall in ancient Persian palaces
Hypernyms: ↑great hall

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\\ˌapəˈdänə, ˌäp-\ noun (-s)
Etymology: Old Persian apadāna palace, from apa- away + dāna container, receptacle, from to put, make, create; akin to Avestan & Sanskrit apa away and to Avestan dadāitīhe puts, gives, Sanskrit dadhāti — more at of, do
: the great hall in ancient Persian palaces

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apadana /a-pə-däˈnə/
noun
The great hall or throne room of an Ancient Persian palace, free-standing, with many columns and often a portico
ORIGIN: OPers apadāna palace

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