Definition of Régence in English:

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Pronunciation: /rāˈZHäNs/


Relating to or denoting a style of costume, furniture, and interior decoration characteristic of the era of the French Regency (1715–23).
Example sentences
  • But the word singeries (French singe: ape or monkey) is usually restricted to a particular phase of chinoiserie during the French Régence period.
  • Accordingly, the transitional period between the opulent baroque period and the less formal rococo era of Louis XV became known as French Régence, or Regency.


French, 'Regency'.

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Syllabification: Ré·gence

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