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Ancient Greek, Κυζικηνός.
- (architecture) Cyzicene. An architectural term given by Vitruvius to the large hall ("ecus cyzicenus"), used by the Ancient Greeks, which faced the north, with a prospect towards the gardens; the windows of this hall opened down to the ground, so that the green verdure could be seen by those lying on the couches.
- Sturgis, Russel. Cyzicene Hall, in A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical,... MacMillan Co.:1901.