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Definition of "romanesque" []

  • Of or pertaining to romance or fable; fanciful. (adjective)

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Use "romanesque" in a sentence
  • "Most often when we see a ciborium magnum today, it comes in the context of a classical or romanesque idiom."
  • "While I admit to preferring a church by Pugin, or other cases of "revival" architecture which borrow from the baroque, gothic or romanesque as it was traditionally expressed, there are various elements in each of these churches which, I believe, are quite successful, appealing and well suited to the ceremonial life of the Church."
  • "They went to Bayeux, not to see the tapestry, but to pay homage to oriental figures in the romanesque part of Bayeux cathedral."