Definition of collegiate Gothic in English:

collegiate Gothic

Syllabification: col·le·giate Goth·ic

noun

North American
  • A style of Gothic revival architecture used for many college and university buildings.

adjective

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  • Of or built in the style of collegiate Gothic.
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    • First occupied in 1897, Blair & Buyers Hall was the first residence hall of the collegiate Gothic style at Princeton University.
    • In commissioning works by architects like Gehry and Holl, MIT is bucking a trend among many prestigious colleges to ‘brand’ themselves with collegiate Gothic, stately Georgian, or some other traditional campus design style.
    • Whether the structure was Greek revival, Romanesque, eclectic, collegiate Gothic, beaux arts, or Tudor, one thing was evident-brownstone filled the need for all.

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