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Use "basso-relievo" in a sentence
"All the canals have bridges at stated distances; these bridges are bordered with balustrades of white marble sculptured in basso-relievo."
"And if we are not obedient to the gods, there is a danger that we shall be split up again and go about in basso-relievo, like the profile figures having only half a nose which are sculptured on monuments, and that we shall be like tallies."
"The Grand Tour says, that within four miles of Rome you see a tomb on the roadside, said to be that of Nero, with sculpture in basso-relievo at both ends."