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Meaning of "tholos" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD THOLOS

From Greek.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF THOLOS

tholos  [ˈθəʊlɒs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF THOLOS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tholos is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES THOLOS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of tholos in the English dictionary

The definition of tholos in the dictionary is a dry-stone beehive-shaped tomb associated with the Mycenaean culture of Greece in the 16th to the 12th century bc.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH THOLOS


aulos
ˈɔːlɒs
Byblos
ˈbaɪblɒs
candyfloss
ˈkændɪˌflɒs
Carlos
ˈkɑːlɒs
Delos
ˈdiːlɒs
dolos
ˈdɒlɒs
floss
flɒs
gloss
ɡlɒs
loss
lɒs
Melos
ˈmiːlɒs
omphalos
ˈɒmfəˌlɒs
Pangloss
ˈpænɡlɒs
Pylos
ˈpaɪlɒs
schloss
ʃlɒs
semigloss
ˌsɛmɪˈɡlɒs
siglos
ˈsɪɡlɒs
Talos
ˈteɪlɒs
telos
ˈtelɒs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THOLOS

tho´
thoft
thole
tholeiite
tholeiitic
tholepin
tholobate
tholoi
tholus

WORDS THAT END LIKE THOLOS

antigropelos
aryballos
discobolos
Glos
Gulf of Volos
Juan Carlos
Laclos
Morelos
Palos
Papadopoulos
peplos
peribolos

Synonyms and antonyms of tholos in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «tholos» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THOLOS

Find out the translation of tholos to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of tholos from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «tholos» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

的Tholos
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tholos
570 millions of speakers

English

tholos
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Tholos
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

ثولوس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Толос
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tholos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

tholos
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tholos
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tholos
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

tholos
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

トロス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

tholos
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tholos
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Tholos
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

tholos
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

थोलोस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tholos
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tholos
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

tholos
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

толос
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Tholos
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

θόλος
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Tholos
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

tholos
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tholos
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of tholos

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THOLOS»

The term «tholos» is quite widely used and occupies the 53.015 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THOLOS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about tholos

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THOLOS»

Discover the use of tholos in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tholos and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Tholos of Athens and its predecessors
The book surveys the earlier buildings on the site, dating from the 6th century B.C., before focusing on the round building itselfa remarkably stable structure that was used for almost one thousand years.
Homer A. Thompson, 1940
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Tholos tomb gamma: a prepalatial Tholos tomb at Phourni, ...
The publication includes a detailed discussion of the pottery, the finds and their parallels, and a reconstruction of both the excavation and stratigraphy of Tholos Gamma in the Bronze Age cemetery of Phourni at Archanes.
Giannēs Papadatos, Sevi Triantaphyllou, 2005
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From Tholos to Palace: Individual and Corporate Identity in ...
Erin Elaine Galligan. EM II designs on EM III Seals: Hollow Cylinders Table 1 lists ten late EM II – EM III seals that have predominantly linear hatching designs, but the center of the impression is blank, caused by the hollowness of the seal.
Erin Elaine Galligan, 2007
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The Ionian Islands in the Bronze Age and Early Iron Age, ...
The tholos tomb of Mazarakata was dug into the rock, and had a stone-lined dromos built with rectangular stones. Its entrance was about 0.80m wide and 1.50m high, and its stone lintel was 1.40x0.80x0.27m. The chamber wall was built with ...
Christina Souyoudzoglou-Haywood, 1999
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Power and Architecture: Monumental Public Architecture in ...
tal structure to the funerary landscape, the tholos tomb23. These constructions seem to have made their first appearance towards the end of the Middle Helladic period in Messenia24, and by the LH IIA period had begun to spread to the rest of  ...
Joachim Bretschneider, Jan Driessen, Karel van Lerberghe, 2007
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The Prytaneion: Its Function and Architectural Form
in the tholos before the third century a.d.71 Just as their functions differed, so did the architectural forms of the tholos and a prytaneion. The differences were not, however, more significant than the similarities. Both had a hestiatorion and a ...
Stephen G. Miller, Stephen Gaylord Miller, 1978
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The Ancient Messenians: Constructions of Ethnicity and Memory
The first area includes seven locations: the large chamber-tomb necropolis of Volimidia, not far from Chora and Ano Englianos, the Middle Helladic tholos tomb close to the modern village of Koryphasio, known in scholarly literature as ...
Nino Luraghi, 2008
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From Minoan Farmers to Roman Traders: Sidelights on the ...
observed in EM II, when two types of sites are attested, with one and two tholos graves, respectively (Fig. Ib). The emergence of bigger villages can be noticed especially in the Mesara, where most known sites have two tholos graves and ...
Angelos Chaniotis, 1999
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The Minoan-Mycenaean Religion and Its Survival in Greek Religion
A striking analogy to the entrance pit of the Vaphio tomb 522 is presented by the square entrance pits lined with slabs before the entrances of the tholos tombs of the Messara, although the bottom of the latter is on the same level as the floor of ...
Martin Persson Nilsson, 1950
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Early Stages in the Evolution of Mesopotamian Civilization: ...
ward until the tholos floor is reached at 6.70 mbd. Both have been plastered and are 0.4S m wide and roughly 1.00 m high. The area around the tholos has not yet been excavated, and thus, it is difficult to determine its relationship to other ...
Norman Yoffee, Jeffery J. Clark, 1973

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THOLOS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tholos is used in the context of the following news items.
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Licata, riaperti Grangela, Tholos e rifugi: tour guidato ogni giorno
Ogni giorno, chi lo vorrà, potrà visitare l'ipogeo Grangela, la Tholos micenea ed i rifugi antiaereo della seconda guerra mondiale. Il costo del percorso, che ... «Giornale di Sicilia, Jul 15»
2
Tholos festeggia 10 anni di attività
Questa è la mission di Tholos, la Esco (Energy System Company) italiana certificata UNI CEI 11352, che lo scorso 30 giugno 2015 ha festeggiato i 10 anni di ... «Business International Magazine, Jul 15»
3
A Pescara si pensa a tutelare i Tholos
L'Archeoclub di Pescara lavora alla tutela dei 'Tholos', strutture in pietra a secco del versante nord occidentale della Maiella. “I complessi agricoli ed ... «Travelnostop.com, Jun 15»
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ARCHEOLOGIA. TUTELA DEI THOLOS E SCAVI NELLA VELLE …
Si è svolta la conferenza stampa di presentazione del progetto promosso dall'Archeoclub per la tutela dei Tholos, le strutture in pietra a secco più importanti del ... «Giornale di Montesilvano, Jun 15»
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Carlsberg sceglie Tholos per ridurre i consumi energetici
"Utile Energia", proposto da Tholos, ha come obiettivo il miglioramento energetico degli impianti industriali, l'ottenimento e la gestione presso il mercato ... «Rugiadapoint, Jun 15»
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Tholos a Bra per l'efficientamento energetico
Tholos – specializzata nell'attività di supporto e sostegno alle aziende che adottano soluzioni tecnologiche efficienti www.tholosgreen.com – sarà a Bra per ... «btboresette, May 15»
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Michele Loi nuovo amministratore delegato Tholos
Il cambio di vertice all'interno di Tholos, specializzata nell'attività di supporto e sostegno alle aziende che adottano soluzioni tecnologiche efficienti. A guidare ... «Adnkronos, Feb 15»
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Michele Loi, amministratore delegato di Tholos
Il cambio di vertice all'interno di Tholos, ESCo italiana certificata UNI CEI 11352, specializzata nell'attività di supporto e sostegno alle aziende che adottano ... «Primaonline.it, Feb 15»
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Rare Mycenaean Tomb Discovered
The tomb itself is a tholos, characterised by a beehive like design. Tholos tombs have vaulted ceilings, constructed through the layering of concentric rings of ... «New Historian, Feb 15»
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Tholos: first mover tra le eccellenze della green economy 2.0
Tholos tra le eccellenze premiate da VedoGreen nell'ambito del progetto "Aspettando Expo 2015, Green Economy 2.0", che si propone di focalizzare ... «Alternativa Sostenibile, Nov 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Tholos [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/tholos>. Jun 2021 ».
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