seicento

[sey-chen-toh; Italian se-chen-taw]

Origin of seicento

1900–05; < Italian: short for mille seicento literally, a thousand six hundred
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British Dictionary definitions for seicento

seicento

noun
  1. the 17th century with reference to Italian art and literature

Word Origin for seicento

Italian, shortened from mille seicento one thousand six hundred
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