Meaning of megaron

meg•a•ron

Pronunciation: (meg'u-ron"), [key]
— pl. -a•ra -a•rons.
  1. a building or semi-independent unit of a building, generally used as a living apartment and typically having a square or broadly rectangular principal chamber with a porch, often of columns in antis, and sometimes an antichamber or other small compartments.
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