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SOLLER SOLAR (Lat. solarium, Fr.• gal...

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Originally appearing in Volume V25, Page 357 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SOLLER SOLAR (Lat. solarium, Fr.• galetas, Ital. solaio), in architecture, a room in some high situation, a loft or garret, also an elevated chamber in a church from which to watch the lamps burning before the altars. The Latin solarium was used principally of a sundial, but also of a sunny part of a house.
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