- 1.1The culture and style of art and architecture developed during the Renaissance.More example sentences
- With the arrival of the Sforza in the mid-15th century, Milan began to develop a Renaissance style, at times directly imported from Tuscany.
- Christ stands under a Renaissance arcade with all'antica design and offers the host to his Apostles.
- The game includes a deck of 30 museum-quality playing cards and a full-color, 80-page art book, packaged in a Renaissance treasure box.
- 1.2 (as noun a renaissance) A revival of or renewed interest in something: rail travel is enjoying a renaissanceMore example sentences
- These little plastic freaks have achieved quite a renaissance on the Web, with almost a dozen pages devoted to them.
- As a result of the Spanish Muslim impact, Tunisia experienced a renaissance in all forms of art.
- Over the past decade we have enjoyed a renaissance in the appreciation of historic performances.
from French renaissance, from re- 'back, again' + naissance 'birth' (from Latin nascentia, from nasci 'be born').
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