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moʊˈdɪl yən, mə-mod·il·lion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. modillionnoun

    (architecture) one of a set of ornamental brackets under a cornice


  1. modillionnoun

    A decoratively carved supporting block atop a column.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Modillionnoun

    the enriched block or horizontal bracket generally found under the cornice of the Corinthian and Composite entablature, and sometimes, less ornamented, in the Ionic and other orders; -- so called because of its arrangement at regulated distances

    Etymology: [F. modillon, It. modiglione. Cf. Module, n.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Modillion

    mod-il′yun, n. (archit.) an ornamental bracket used in the cornices of the Corinthian and composite styles. [Fr.,—L. modulusmodus, a measure.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of modillion in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of modillion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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