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Originally appearing in Volume V26, Page 671 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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TETRASTOON (Gr. TErpa-, four, and vroi, a portico), the term in architecture given to a rectangular court round which on all four sides is carried a covered portico or colonnade; the same as peristyle (q.v.).
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