Definition of "relievo" [re•lie•vo]

  • See relief. (noun)

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Use "relievo" in a sentence
  • "The cedar-wood was beautifully embellished with figures in relievo, representing clusters of foliage, open flowers, cherubims, and palm trees."
  • "The relievo was his favourite performance, and very justly so."
  • "Perhaps the artist has bee brought in to polychrome a plaster relievo for an architectural decoration, and it is some third party sculptors studio."