in classical architecture, an entrance, vestibule, or portico before a building or group of buildings
Origin of propylaeumClassical Latin from Classical Greek propylaion, origin, originally neuter of propylaios, before the gate from pro-, before + pyl?, gate
An entrance or vestibule to a temple or group of buildings. Also called propylon .
Origin of propylaeumLatin from Greek propulaion pro- before ; see pro- 2. pulē gate