Basilican
Basilican Ba*sil"i*can, a. Of, relating to, or resembling, a basilica; basilical. [1913 Webster]

There can be no doubt that the first churches in Constantinople were in the basilican form. --Milman. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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