Parthenon

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Par·the·non

 (pär′thə-nŏn′, -nən)
n.
A temple dedicated to the goddess Athena, built on the acropolis at Athens between 447 and 432 bc and considered one of the finest examples of Doric architecture.

[Latin Parthenōn, from Greek, from parthenos, virgin.]

Parthenon

(ˈpɑːθəˌnɒn; -nən)
n
1. (Named Buildings) the temple on the Acropolis in Athens built in the 5th century bc and regarded as the finest example of the Greek Doric order
2. (Architecture) the temple on the Acropolis in Athens built in the 5th century bc and regarded as the finest example of the Greek Doric order

Par•the•non

(ˈpɑr θəˌnɒn, -nən)

n.
a Doric temple of Athena on the Acropolis in Athens, completed c438 b.c.
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Noun1.Parthenon - the main temple of the goddess AthenaParthenon - the main temple of the goddess Athena; built on the acropolis in Athens more than 400 years B.C.; example of Doric architecture
Athens, Athinai, capital of Greece, Greek capital - the capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess); "in the 5th century BC ancient Athens was the world's most powerful and civilized city"
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Parthenon

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