Associations to the word «Romanesque»


ROMANESQUE, adjective. Of or pertaining to romance or fable; fanciful.
ROMANESQUE, adjective. Somewhat resembling the Roman; -- applied sometimes to the debased style of the later Roman Empire, but especially to the more developed architecture prevailing from the 8th century to the 12th.

Dictionary definition

ROMANESQUE, noun. A style of architecture developed in Italy and western Europe between the Roman and the Gothic styles after 1000 AD; characterized by round arches and vaults and by the substitution of piers for columns and profuse ornament and arcades.

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