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Italianate

Line breaks: Ital¦ian|ate
Pronunciation: /ɪˈtaljəneɪt
 
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Definition of Italianate in English:

adjective

Italian in character or appearance: an Italianate staircase with triple loggia
More example sentences
  • Their interpretations ooze with the music's Italianate nature, and the elegance and grace they convey is exceptional.
  • As its fresco-like nature suggests, much of the finished painting appears Italianate in conception.
  • Unfortunately, Guleghina can't muster their Italianate style, and her portrayal has less character than those mentioned above.

Origin

late 16th century: from Italian italianato, from Italia 'Italy'.

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