The systematic or orderly arrangement of parts, especially in art and architecture.
More example sentences
- Almost from the moment it appeared, Joyce's book began attracting the impassioned adherents who have declared it a masterpiece of care and ordonnance, a joyous comic vision of human love and redemption.
mid 17th century: from French, alteration of Old French ordenance (see ordinance).
Definition of ordonnance in:
- The US English dictionary