Romanesque meaning

rōmə-nĕsk
Of, relating to, or being a style of European architecture containing both Roman and Byzantine elements, prevalent especially in the 11th and 12th centuries and characterized by massive walls, round arches, and relatively simple ornamentation.
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Of, relating to, or being corresponding styles in painting and sculpture.
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A Romanesque style of architecture, painting, or sculpture.
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Designating or of a style of European architecture of the 11th and 12th cent., based on the Roman and characterized by the use of the round arch and vault, thick, massive walls, interior bays, etc.
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Designating or of a style of painting, sculpture, etc. corresponding to this.
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The Romanesque style of architecture, painting, etc.
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Of or pertaining to romance or fable; fanciful.
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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.
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Origin of romanesque

  • Roman +"Ž -esque

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