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Classical architecture   /klˈæsɪkəl ˈɑrkətˌɛktʃər/   Listen
Classical architecture

Architecture influenced by the ancient Greeks or Romans.  Synonym: Greco-Roman architecture.

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"Classical architecture" Quotes from Famous Books

... to say, an absolute banquet to the architectural antiquary, as they certainly contained specimens of every style which existed, from the pure Norman of Henry of Anjou, down to the composite, half Gothic half classical architecture of Elizabeth and her successor. Accordingly, the rector was himself as much enamoured of Woodstock as ever was Henry of Fair Rosamond; and as his intimacy with Sir Henry Lee permitted him entrance at all times to the Royal Lodge, he used to spend whole days in wandering about the antique ...
— Woodstock; or, The Cavalier • Sir Walter Scott

Words linked to "Classical architecture" :   type of architecture, cymatium, Roman architecture, style of architecture, architectural style, cyma, Greek architecture, Greco-Roman architecture

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