vestibule


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vestibule

any small bodily cavity or space at the entrance to a passage or canal

Vestibule

An intermediate chamber or passage located between the entrance and interior of a building that serves as a shelter or transitional element from exterior to interior space.

vestibule

[′ves·tə‚byül]
(anatomy)
The central cavity of the bony labyrinth of the ear.
The parts of the membranous labyrinth within the cavity of the bony labyrinth.
The space between the labia minora.
(building construction)
A hall or chamber between the outer door and the interior, or rooms, of a building.

vestibule

An anteroom or small foyer leading into a larger space.
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This confirms an account by Roman biographer Suetonius, that the emperor 'extended the Palace as far as the Forum, converted the shrine of Castor and Pollux into its vestibule and would often stand between these Divine Brethren to be worshipped by all visitants.
The book concludes with the tombs of Bartolomeo Gradenigo (1339-42) in the vestibule, and that of Andrea Dandolo (1343-54) in the baptistery of S.
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The law students mind our presence it's a weekday morning we have disrupted their routine they have posted eloquent objecting memoranda on the bulletin board in the vestibule.
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