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Example sentences from the Web for Gothic
Northanger Abbey, after all, parodies the tropes and excesses of sentimental Gothic novels.
Visitors are greeted by a looming gothic gate, the kind used to signify that important residents lie behind its spires.
Tonally, however, it is very peculiar: It is undeniably Southern Gothic, but it has its own brand of off-beat humor.
I encountered The Mysteries of Udolpho when I took a Gothic novel course as a student at St. Andrews in Scotland.
One of the coolest things about the class was that we were discussing the Gothic novel in real Gothic buildings.
Below the great gothic windows spreads the awning of a café, which takes up all the ground floor.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
It was an antique, half-Gothic, half-Saracenic looking edifice, which they now approached.
It is built in the Gothic style, with a fine large tower rising above half-a-dozen smaller ones.
This and the following monument are partly let into the wall, and are surmounted by beautiful Gothic canopies.
The town possesses some handsome schools and private buildings, and a Christian church, in pure Gothic style.
British Dictionary definitions for Gothic
Derived forms of GothicGothically, adverb
Cultural definitions for Gothic
In European architecture, the dominant style during the late Middle Ages, characterized by slender towers, pointed arches, soaring ceilings, and flying buttresses. Many great cathedrals (see also cathedral), including Chartres and Notre Dame de Paris, were built in this style.