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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Luminous rings surrounding celestial bodies.

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  • The coronae over the tympanum are to be made of equal size with the coronae under it, not including the simae.
  • Further, the inside walls should be girdled, at a point halfway up their height, with coronae made of woodwork or of stucco.
  • (Actually, “halo” appeared plenty of times before, but mostly in the context of coronae surrounding images of stars or the moon.)
  • Let the architraves, coronae, and all the rest be developed, in proportion to the columns, from what has been written in the foregoing books. for more
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