Alcove (architecture)

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In architecture, an alcove is a small recessed section of a room or an arched opening (as in a wall).[1] The section is partially enclosed by such vertical elements as walls, pillars and balustrades.[2]

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  1. ^ "alcove". Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Merriam-Webster, Inc. 2019. Archived from the original on 2019-02-01. Retrieved 2019-02-01.
  2. ^ "Alcove". Designing Buildings Wiki. Archived from the original on 27 December 2017. Retrieved 27 December 2017.

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