from The Century Dictionary.

  • Half classic; in the arts of design, based on classic motives; similar to classic motives.

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  • adjective semiclassical (all senses)
  • noun music A semiclassical work


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  • It was a departure from the ordinary semiclassic style of architecture prevalent in the exposition buildings.

    Final Report of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Commission Louisiana Purchase Exposition Commission

  • Their remake of the 1969 John Wayne semiclassic hews faithfully to Charles Portis' laconically funny novel, adding just a few Coenesque moments of irony, disconcerting violence and grotesquerie. rss feed 2010


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