Definition of Erechtheum in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪˈrɛkθɪəm/
A marble temple of the Ionic order built on the Acropolis in Athens circa 421–406 bc, with shrines to Athene, Poseidon, and Erechtheus, a legendary king of Athens.

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