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Alcove (// or //; through Spanish: alcoba [alˈkoβa], from Arabic: القبة, meaning al-qubbah, "the vault") is an architectural term for a recess in a room, usually screened off by pillars, balustrades or drapery.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press
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