Ionic order


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Ionic order
Ionic order capital

Ionic order

n.
One of the three main orders of classical Greek architecture, characterized by two opposed volutes in the capital.
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Noun1.Ionic order - the second Greek orderIonic order - the second Greek order; the capital is decorated with spiral scrolls
order - (architecture) one of original three styles of Greek architecture distinguished by the type of column and entablature used or a style developed from the original three by the Romans
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The building is in the Greek Revival style, with an Ionic order portico, and in the ornamented pediment there is a central lyre where the symbol for tablets of stone once featured.
The Temple was originally constructed in 1930, and is of classic Greek design of the Ionic order.
Of, pertaining to, or designating, the Ionic order of architecture, one of the three Greek orders, or a modified form of it adopted by the Romans, distinguished esp.