Definition of giant order in English:

giant order

Syllabification: gi·ant or·der

noun

Architecture
  • An order whose columns extend through more than one story.
    More example sentences
    • Huge monumental columns rising through more than one story (giant orders), soaring arches, and massive vaults rose to heights of 100 feet.
    • He proposed unifying the south front by means of a giant order and treating the elevation of the three-storey house as one palatial floor set on a high basement.

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