Definition of Erechtheum in English:

Erechtheum

Pronunciation: /iˈrikTHēəm//ˌerikˈTHēəm/

proper noun

  • A marble temple of the Ionic order built on the Acropolis in Athens c.421–406 BC, with shrines to Athena, Poseidon, and Erechtheus, a legendary king of Athens. It is most famous for its southern portico, in which the entablature is supported by six caryatids.

Pronunciation:

Erechtheum

/iˈrikTHēəm//ˌerikˈTHēəm/