American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Ancient Greek Î¼ÎÎ³Î±ÏÎ¿Î½ (megaron).
Megaron Sentence Examples
8, Megaron, with roof supported on four columns, and the circular hearth in the r8, middle.
Second, the main chamber is of what is known as the megaron type, i.e.
Material for reconstructing the megaron or Hearth of Despoina was found at Lycosura.
The colder winter climate of mainland Greece dictated the use of fixed hearths, whereas in the Cretan palaces these seem to have been of a portable kind, and the different usage in this respect again reacted on the respective forms of the principal hall or " Megaron."
Here was what seems to have been the basement of a very large hall or " Megaron," approached directly from the central court, and near this were found further reliefs, fresco representations of scenes of the bull-ring with female as well as male toreadors, and remains of a magnificent gaming-board of gold-plated ivory with intarsia work of crystal plaques set on silver plates and blue enamel (cyanus).