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ˌtʃʊər i gəˈrɛskchur·rigueresque

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  1. baroque, churrigueresque, churriguerescoadjective

    having elaborate symmetrical ornamentation

    "the building...frantically baroque"-William Dean Howells


  1. Churrigueresqueadjective

    Relating to a Spanish baroque architectural style that started in the late 17th century to the early 18th century; characterized by flamboyant ornamentation

  2. Etymology: Named for José Benito Churriguera (1665-1725), a Spanish architect and sculptor


  1. churrigueresque

    Churrigueresque refers to a Spanish Baroque style of elaborate and ornate architectural design that emerged in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. Its hallmark features include extravagant decorations, detailed sculptures, complex columns, and intricate reliefs. Named after Spanish architect José Benito de Churriguera, this style was predominantly used in religious architecture, particularly in churches and cathedrals.


  1. Churrigueresque

    Churrigueresque refers to a Spanish Baroque style of elaborate sculptural architectural ornament which emerged as a manner of stucco decoration in Spain in the late 17th century and was used up to about 1750, marked by extreme, expressive and florid decorative detailing, normally found above the entrance on the main facade of a building.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of churrigueresque in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of churrigueresque in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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