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Definition of "pylons" [pylons]

  • Plural form of pylon. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "pylons" in a sentence
  • "Close beside this grand gateway, as if growing there on purpose, rose a thicket of sycamores and palms; while beyond it were seen the twin pylons of a Temple."
  • "Karnak was about thirty-two feet wide, there were several gigantic gateways called pylons, flanked by tower-like buildings."
  • "First let me describe the general plan of a temple; it is usually approached by a series of gateways called pylons or pro-pylons, two lofty towers with overhanging cornices, between which is the gate itself, and by whose terrace they are connected."
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