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English definition of “Romanesque”

Romanesque

adjective     /ˌrəʊ.məˈnesk/ US  /ˌroʊ-/ specialized
relating to the style of building that was common in Western and Southern Europe from the 10th to the 12th centuriesArchitectureMiddle Ages (medieval Period) 501-1500 Romanesque     noun [U] ArchitectureMiddle Ages (medieval Period) 501-1500
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