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seicento

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

noun

, (often initial capital letter)
  1. the 17th century, with reference to the Italian art or literature of that period.


seicento

/ seiˈtʃɛnto /

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of seicento1

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

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Word History and Origins

Origin of seicento1

Italian, shortened from mille seicento one thousand six hundred

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Example Sentences

Early seicento Venice had expended all its extravagant art in the making of it.

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