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basilica

noun [C] uk   us   /bəˈsɪl.ɪ.kə/ /-ˈzɪl-/
a public building in ancient Rome that was round at one end and had two rows of columns supporting the roof, or a large church with a similar design
Translations of “basilica”
in Chinese (Traditional) (古羅馬)長方形廊柱大廳(或教堂)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (古罗马)长方形廊柱大厅(或教堂)…
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