Neoclassic architecture
Neoclassic architecture Neoclassic architecture All that architecture which, since the beginning of the Italian Renaissance, about 1420, has been designed with deliberate imitation of Greco-Roman buildings. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Neoclassic — Ne o*clas sic, Neoclassical Ne o*clas si*cal, a. [Neo + classic.] Belonging to, or designating, the modern revival or adaptation of classical, esp. Greco Roman, style, taste and manner of work in architecture, arts, literature, etc. [Webster 1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • neoclassic — adjective characteristic of a revival of an earlier classical style • Syn: ↑neoclassical • Similar to: ↑classical, ↑classic • Derivationally related forms: ↑neoclassicism (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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