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[ree-juh ns; French rey-zhahns] /ˈri dʒəns; French reɪˈʒɑ̃s/
adjective, (often lowercase)
noting or pertaining to the style of French furnishings and decoration of c1700–20, in which a transition occurs from the Baroque style of Louis XIV to the Rococo of Louis XV.
Origin of Régence
< French, Middle French < Medieval Latin rēgentia regency Unabridged
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