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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A cistern or tank in the atrium of Ancient Roman houses.

Usage examples (29)
  • Beyond the impluvium is the place of a small altar for the worship of the Lares.
  • - There are nine wide pedestrians in the impluvium.
  • In the restoration, the impluvium is surrounded with a mosaic border.
  • View of Atrium XLV, with the impluvium, nymphaeum, and lime kiln from the south for more
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