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Régence

[ ree-juhns; French rey-zhahns ]
/ ˈri dʒəns; French reɪˈʒɑ̃s /
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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.

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Origin of Régence

<French, Middle French <Medieval Latin rēgentiaregency
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