noun (plural basso-relievos)Sculpture
Another term for bas-relief (see relief (sense 4)).
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- The top of the bluestone doorframe is a vast transversal stone upon which the building's name is engraved, along with other fancy basso-relievo serving as decoration.
- It particularly affected me when I saw the destruction made to get down the basso-relievos on the walls of the frieze.
- There is a big granite basso-relievo in the frontispiece of the memorial which is 41.8 metres long, 5.4 metres high.
mid 17th century: from Italian basso-rilievo.
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