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Romanticism

noun [U]     /rəʊˈmæn.tɪ.sɪ.zəm/ /rəˈ-/ US  /roʊˈmæn.t̬ə-/ specialized
a style of art, music, and literature, popular in Europe in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, that deals with the beauty of nature and human emotionsArt history and artistic movements Romantic     /-tɪk/ US  /-t̬ɪk/ adjective, noun [C] Beethoven, Schumann, and Chopin were leading Romantic composers.Art history and artistic movementsArtists
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