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enfilade

[′en·fə‚lād]
(ordnance)
To rake with gunfire; to fire down the length of a trench or line of troops.

enfilade

The alignment of a series of doors axially through a sequence of rooms.
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The galleries are arranged room to room and the oblique enfilades are beautifully judged.
Certainly contact with the king was mediated through the enfilades of the palace, through processions of rank, with the audience chamber at the end of a succession of dimly lit rooms.
The enfilades of sun-lit rooms they painted would only have been possible in the grandest country houses of the period.