Definition of Garamond in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡerəˌmänd/

Entry from US English dictionary


A typeface much used in books.
Example sentences
  • Most importantly they don't have the resolution needed to properly render highly legible serif typefaces like Times and Garamond.
  • Of course, we're not ones to settle for the Model-T of fonts so we've opted to use the much more attractive Garamond or Georgia for our page's print version.
  • I have no idea if you use Times Roman or Garamond.


Mid 19th century: named after Claude Garamond (1499–1561), French type founder.

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Syllabification: Gar·a·mond

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