< /ˈsɛl i/. Architecture.

  1. the principal enclosed chamber of a classical temple.
  2. the entire central structure of a classical temple.

noun plural -lae (-liː)

  1. the inner room of a classical temple, esp the room housing the statue of a deityAlso called: naos

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