Definition of megaron in English:

megaron

Line breaks: meg|aron
Pronunciation: /ˈmɛgər(ə)n
 
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noun

Archaeology
The central hall of a large Mycenaean house.
More example sentences
  • Equally, it might be seen as a megaron (with its central roof open to release the smoke of internal fires), or as a regenerated plantation of tall conifers.
  • On the wall of the megaron itself is the famous scene showing the lyre-player, bull, and individuals seated on campstools on either side of a three-legged table.
  • Depictions of feasting per se are hardly the goal of these programs, since the feast was being actively celebrated by living participants, whether in the megaron or in the palace courts.

Origin

Greek.

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