Definitions for palladianpəˈleɪ di ən, -ˈlɑ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Pal•la•di•anpəˈleɪ di ən, -ˈlɑ-(adj.)

  1. pertaining to or in the architectural style of Andrea Palladio, based esp. on the revival of Roman forms.

    Category: Architecture

Origin of Palladian:

1725–35

Pal•la′di•an•ism(n.)

Pal•la•di•anpəˈleɪ di ən(adj.)

  1. pertaining to wisdom or knowledge.

Origin of Palladian:

1555–65; < L Palladi(us) of Pallas (< Gk Palládios; see Palladium ) + -an1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Palladian(adj)

    referring to or relating to or having the style of architecture created by Andrea Palladio

    "the much imitated arch and column compositions known as the Palladian motif"

Wiktionary

  1. Palladian(Adjective)

    In the style of the neoclassical architect, Andrea Palladio.

  2. Palladian(Adjective)

    Of or relating to Pallas

  3. palladian(Adjective)

    Describing minerals containing tetravalent palladium

Webster Dictionary

  1. Palladian(adj)

    of, pertaining to, or designating, a variety of the revived classic style of architecture, founded on the works of Andrea Palladio, an Italian architect of the 16th century

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