Norman arch

  1. mainly British a semicircular arch, esp one in the Romanesque style of architecture developed by the Normans in England: Also called: Roman arch

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How to use Norman arch in a sentence

  • We want some person capable of representing our mayor standing under the Norman arch of the cathedral.'

    George Borrow and His Circle | Clement King Shorter
  • A Norman arch in the S. transept is thought to be a portion of the original structure.

    Hertfordshire | Herbert W Tompkins
  • A Norman arch, probably the relic of an older building, fills the opening of a transept on the south side.

    Seaward Sussex | Edric Holmes
  • A Norman arch, now blocked up, leads to the canons' vestry on the east.