[ vee-nyaw-lah ]

  1. Gia·co·mo da [jah-kaw-maw dah], /ˈdʒɑ kɔ mɔ dɑ/, Giacomo Barocchio or Barozzi, 1507–73, Italian architect.

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How to use Vignola in a sentence

  • The whole is as painfully dry as the transfer of a student's compass from a page of Vignola.

    Cathedrals of Spain | John A. (John Allyne) Gade
  • The present edifice was the work of Vignola and Giacomo della Porta in 1582.

    Walks in Rome | Augustus J.C. Hare
  • He is said to have had Vignola's designs for the architectural parts.

    Intarsia and Marquetry | F. Hamilton Jackson

British Dictionary definitions for Vignola


/ (Italian viɲˈɲɔːla) /

  1. Giacomo Barozzi da (ˈdʒaːkomo baˈrɔttsi da). 1507–73, Italian architect, whose cruciform design for Il Gesù, Rome, greatly influenced later Church architecture

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