Feature Word: Attic

Definition:

The area that is between the roof and the highest ceiling.

Description:

The term was plundered from the Greeks with the 18th Century revival of the era in British architecture with the triangular roofs.
The space that was immediately underneath the roof was thus termed for the mimicked architecture on the peninsula of Attica.

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Attic

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Definition:

The area that is between the roof and the highest ceiling.

Description:

The term was plundered from the Greeks with the 18th Century revival of the era in British architecture with the triangular roofs.
The space that was immediately underneath the roof was thus termed for the mimicked architecture on the peninsula of Attica.

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