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naos (Greek)

1. Main central area of an Ancient Greek temple, containing the statue of the deity, equivalent to the Roman cella.

2. Interior space of a temple, also used for churches.

narthex (Greek)

Vestibule in the churches.

natatio, natatorium (Latin)

Swimming pool in larger Roman thermae.

necropolis, pl. necropoleis (Greek)

City of the dead, burial ground.

nymphaion, nymphaeum (Greek)

Temple, sanctuary consecrated to the nymphs of springs.