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- proper n. The 14th century revival of classical art, architecture, literature and learning that originated in Italy and spread throughout Europe over the following two centuries.
- proper n. The period of this revival; the transition from medieval to modern times.
- proper n. Any similar artistic or intellectual revival.
- adj. Of, or relating to the Renaissance.
- adj. Of, or relating to the style of art or architecture of the Renaissance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The transitional movement in Europe, marked by the revival of classical learning and art in Italy in the 15th century, and the similar revival following in other countries.
- n. The style of art which prevailed at this epoch.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A new birth; hence, the revival of anything which has long been in decay or desuetude.
- Of or pertaining to the Renaissance; in the style of the Renaissance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the revival of learning and culture
- n. the period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world; a cultural rebirth from the 14th through the middle of the 17th centuries
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