Definition of Italianate in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪˈtaljəneɪt/


Italian in character or appearance: an Italianate staircase with triple loggia
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  • 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.


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

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