Definitions for quattrocentoˌkwɑ troʊˈtʃɛn toʊ, -trə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quat•tro•cen•to*ˌkwɑ troʊˈtʃɛn toʊ, -trə-(n.)

  1. the 15th century, used in reference to the Italian art and literature of that time.

    Category: Fine Arts, Literature

* (often cap.).

Origin of quattrocento:

1870–75; < It, short for mil quattro cento 1400, occurring in the names of all the years from 1400 to 1499


Princeton's WordNet

  1. quattrocento(noun)

    the 15th century in Italian art and literature


  1. quattrocento(Noun)

    The 1400s, the fifteenth-century Renaissance Italian period.


  1. Quattrocento

    The cultural and artistic events of 15th century Italy are collectively referred to as the Quattrocento. Quattrocento encompasses the artistic styles of the late Middle Ages and the early Renaissance.


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