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[ree-lye-vaw; English ril-yev-oh]
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noun, plural ri·lie·vi [ree-lye-vee; English ril-yev-ee] /riˈlyɛ vi; English rɪlˈyɛv i/. Italian.
  1. relief2(defs 2, 3).
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  • Often he stood in Tartarus, and found, in this still life of death in rilievo, peace of soul.

    Titan: A Romance v. 1 (of 2)

    Jean Paul Friedrich Richter

British Dictionary definitions for rilievo


noun plural -vi (-vi, English -viː)
  1. another name for relief (def. 9)
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