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meg·a·ron

 (mĕg′ə-rŏn′)
n. pl. meg·a·ra (-ər-ə)
The main hall or central room of a palace or house, especially of Mycenaean Greece, having a pillared porch and a more or less central hearth.

[Greek.]
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megaron

(ˈmɛɡəˌrɒn)
n, pl -ra (-rə)
(Archaeology) a tripartite rectangular room containing a central hearth surrounded by four pillars, found in Bronze Age Greece and Asia Minor
[from Greek, literally: hall, from megas large]
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megaron

The large, rectangular, main room in a Bronze Age Greek house.
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