Obsolete. relief2 (defs. 2, 3).
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How to use relievo in a sentence
Truth and sincerity staring out upon you perpetually in alto relievo.
The inner apartments are much the same as the portico, all covered with figures in basso relievo.The Book of Curiosities | I. Platts
Not far from it, on the side of a large well, was fixed a stone with three figures carved on it, in basso relievo.Early Travels in Palestine | Arculf et al.
An Angelo would have thrilled at sight of Della's nose, and straightway wrought it into immortality, alto relievo.Hubert's Wife | Minnie Mary Lee
On either side an archway or portico, with relievo tablets above, representing military scenes.Rowlandson the Caricaturist. First Volume | Joseph Grego
British Dictionary definitions for relievo
another name for relief (def. 9)
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