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CHALCIDICUM, in Roman architecture, the vestibule or portico of a public building opening on to the forum; as in the basilica of Eumactria at Pompeii, and the basilica of Constantine at Rome, where it was placed at one end.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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