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See also: édifice
- ædifice (archaic)
edifice (plural edifices)
- A building; a structure; an architectural fabric, especially an imposing one; a large or fine building, public or private.
- An abstract structure; a school of thought.
1904, Edward S. Holden, “Copernicus”, Popular science monthly, volume 65, page 117:
- The real difficulty was moral, not intellectual. Was the whole edifice of Ptolemy to be destroyed?
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