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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A style of architecture developed in Italy and western Europe characterized by round arches and vaults and by the substitution of piers for columns and profuse ornament and arcades

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  • How strangely different is the result of this transition in the south from those severe and rigid forms which we call Romanesque in Germany and
  • They also ensured that European civilization -- we still call it "Romanesque" -- would draw on its classical roots.
  • The Romanesque was a result of the Roman Empire, the Greek art and all of that.
  • The Romanesque is the La Trappe of architecture; we find it sheltering the austerest Orders, the sternest for more
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