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Meaning of Parthenon

Par•the•non

Pronunciation: (pär'thu-non", -nun), [key]
— n.
  1. the temple of Athena Parthenos on the Acropolis at Athens, completed c438b.c.by Ictinus and Callicrates and decorated by Phidias: regarded as the finest Doric temple.
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