Greek Revival
noun Date: 1918 1. a style of architecture in the first half of the 19th century marked by the use or imitation of Greek orders 2. a style of decoration (as of furniture) using or imitating the decorative motifs of ancient Greece

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  • Greek Revival — Greek′ Reviv′al n. archit. a style of architecture, furnishings, and decoration prevalent in the first half of the 19th century, characterized by imitation of ancient Greek designs and ornamented motifs …   From formal English to slang

  • greek revival — noun Usage: capitalized G & usually capitalized R 1. : a style of architecture in the first half of the 19th century marked by the use or imitation of Greek orders 2. : a style of decoration (as of furniture) using or imitating the decorative… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Greek Revival architecture — Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany. The Greek Revival was an architectural movement of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, predominantly in Northern Europe and the United States. A product of Hellenism, it may be looked upon as the last… …   Wikipedia

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  • GREEK REVIVAL STYLE —    See ROMANTIC ARCHITECTURE …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

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