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noun
a style of architecture, furnishings, and decoration prevalent in the U.S. and in parts of Europe in the first half of the 19th century, characterized by a more or less close imitation of ancient Greek designs and ornamented motifs.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Greek Revival

Greek Revivalism, nounGreek Revivalist, noun
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Greek Revival

noun
(modifier) denoting, relating to, or having the style of architecture used in Western Europe in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, based upon ancient Greek classical examples

Derived forms of Greek Revival

Greek Revivalism, nounGreek Revivalist, adjective, noun
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