how to pronounce peristyle


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peristyle is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of peristyle


  1. A colonnade surrounding a courtyard, temple, etc., or the yard enclosed by such columns.
  2. A porch surrounded by columns.
  3. A sacred roofed courtyard with a central pillar (the potomitan), used as a space for voodoo ceremonies, either alone or as an adjunct to an enclosed temple or altar-room.

peristyle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word peristyle occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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