[ 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
Words nearby Régence
regardless, regatta, regd., regelate, regelation, Régence, regency, regeneracy, regenerate, regeneration, regenerative
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How to use Régence in a sentence
At that time, Johnnes also worked at the restaurant La Regence.World's Most Extravagant BYOB|Sophie Menin|February 7, 2011|DAILY BEAST
An unconscionably long time when you have a delicious sole à la Regence getting cold on your hands.Through the Wall|Cleveland Moffett
I wired him and went over to Nice to meet him and we lunched together at the Café de la Regence.Oscar Wilde, Volume 2 (of 2)|Frank Harris
She took the wing of a fowl and began to eat it daintily with one of those little rolls which they call "Regence" in Normandy.The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 1 (of 8)|Guy de Maupassant
She took a chicken wing, and began to eat it daintily, together with one of those rolls called in Normandy "Regence."Original Short Stories of Maupassant, Volume 1|Guy de Maupassant