Definition of rose window in English:

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rose window

Pronunciation: /rōz ˈwindō/

noun

A circular window with mullions or tracery radiating in a form suggestive of a rose.
Example sentences
  • This classic Episcopalian cathedral has an exquisite rose window high above its front doors.
  • There are about 650 little paper flowers obsessively tacked to the wall, referencing a rose window, all kinds of associations, but also creating an abstract form.
  • Additionally, a beautiful rose window was put in at the front of the church and floodlit from the inside, allowing a mirage of colours to emerge from the window, something which will become a feature of the famous mall.
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