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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Palladio, Andrea 1508-1580. Italian architect who developed a style based on the classicism of ancient Rome, breaking with the ornate conventions of the Italian Renaissance. His works include the Villa Rotonda and the Palazzo Chiericati in Venice.

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  • n. highly original and much imitated Italian architect (1508-1580)

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