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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A picture gallery.

Usage examples (7)
  • In ancient Greece and Rome, a pinacotheca was a picture gallery.
  • The pinacotheca of this building was a complete musaeum of all the curiosities of art and nature; and there were public schools for all the sciences.
  • Landscape, on the other hand, illustrated nothing, represented no important event deserving of record, and was thus totally without significance in a Grecian temple or...
  • But Aulus began to walk with long steps over the mosaic of the pinacotheca. for more
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