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Adam, Robert

Line breaks: Rob¦ert Adam
Pronunciation: /ˈadəm

Definition of Adam, Robert in English:

( 1728–92), Scottish architect. He was influenced by neoclassical theory and, assisted by his brother James ( 1730–94), he initiated a lighter, more decorative style than the Palladianism favoured by the British architecture of the previous half-century.

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