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plan of the Treasury
of the Athenians
1. Having a recessed portico with a row of columns between the antae, as in some Greek temples.
2. Of or being the portico or columns in such an arrangement.
[From Latin in antīs, among the pilasters : in, in + antīs, ablative of antae, pilasters, antae.]
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