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adjective (BUILDING)    /ˈɡɒθ.ɪk/ US  /ˈɡɑː.θɪk/
of or like a style of building that was common in Europe between the 12th and 16th centuries and whose characteristics are pointed arches and windows, high ceilings, and tall, thin columns: a Gothic cathedral Gothic archesArchitectureMiddle Ages (medieval Period) 501-1500
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