Parthian architecture

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English-Spanish architecture and construction dictionary. 2013.

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  • iwan — ˈēˌwän noun ( s) Etymology: origin unknown : a large hall or audience chamber often open on one side and found in Parthian architecture * * * /ee wahn/, n. a vaulted portal opening onto a courtyard: used often in Iranian mosque architecture. Also …   Useful english dictionary

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