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Solar, Soller

SOLAR, SOLLER (Lat. solarium, Fr. galetas, Ital. solaio), in architecture, a room in some high situation, a loft or garret, also an elevated chamber in a church from which to watch the lamps burning before the altars. The Latin solarium was used principally of a sundial, but also of a sunny part of a house.

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

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