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aularian

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From stem of Late Latin aularis (from Latin aula (a hall), from Ancient Greek αὐλά (aulá)) +‎ -ian

AdjectiveEdit

aularian

  1. (rare) Of or pertaining to a large hall.
    • 1893, William Dana Orcutt, Good old Dorchester: A Narrative history of the town, 1630-1893, page 184:
      In 1839 Lyceum Hall was built at Meeting-House Hill. Mr. Henry A. Clapp, writing of it, says, " Few buildings of its sort in New England have been allied in more intimate and diverse fashion to the life of a community during a half-century of what we may call aularian existence."
    • 1989, Rosemary N. Combridge, John L. Flood, Martin Durrell, "Mit regulu bithuungan": neue Arbeiten zur althochdeutschen Poesie:
      explore the text in terms of the traditional culture of this warrior society. Especially important to remember in this context is the enjoyment of aularian conviviality which the opening of the poem suggests,
    • 2002, Walter Zschokke, Hermann Kaufmann, Christian Lenz, Hermann Kaufmann, Christian Lenz:
      The annex's interiors contain the refectory and large aularian hall, which are characterized by spatial ... The aularian hall on its trussed, wood/steel load-bearing structure offers a view to the east over a wide glass-clad opening

NounEdit

aularian (plural aularians)

  1. (at Oxford University) a member of a hall, rather than a college

See alsoEdit