Choragic monument
Choragic Cho*rag"ic, a. [Gr. ?, ?.] Of or pertaining to a choragus. [1913 Webster]

{Choragic monument}, a building or column built by a victorious choragus for the reception and exhibition of the tripod which he received as a prize. Those of Lysicrates and Thrasyllus are still to be seen at Athens. [1913 Webster] ||


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