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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background.

Usage examples (29)
  • The cedar-wood was beautifully embellished with figures in relievo, representing clusters of foliage, open flowers, cherubims, and palm trees.
  • The relievo was his favourite performance, and very justly so.
  • The reredos contains two modern designs in alto-relievo.
  • It is a very magnificent edifice, adorned on all sides with trophies and battles in basso relievo. for more
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