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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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Phrases longues et sinueuses, expressions archaiques et enfilades de synonymes en sont quelques exemples.
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 the Palais carry us through from the 13th century to the early 1900s, leading into the Cube, where the last half-century of art is (following Tate Modern's prominent example) split across four thematic galleries exploring painting, time and memory, geography and the body.