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Ionic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Architecture
IonicI‧on‧ic /aɪˈɒnɪk $ aɪˈɑː-/ adjective  AAmade in the simply decorated style of ancient Greek buildingsDoric an Ionic column
Examples from the Corpus
IonicMost Roman temples are in the Corinthian order, a few Ionic but rarely Doric.From the atria one passes into the first peristyle which has an Ionic colonnade and a central fountain.This one has Ionic columns and a balustrade, and the speaker's gallery seems to have been right.Ahead, a handful of broken Ionic columns rose against the pale blue sky.The porch is a semicircle of giant Ionic columns running the full height of the house.The Doric capitals were large and simple, the Ionic ones of the Aeolic type.The large Ionic Temple of Artemis at Sardis seems to have been built in three phases.
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