Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to Pompeii.
  • n. An inhabitant of Pompeii.

Etymologies

Pompeii +‎ -an (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Painted in Sep 1865, one of the earliest works of his 'Pompeiian' period of 1865 -1870 in which he recreated scenes from antiquity.

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  • No one might use other than cerulean blue, if he employed blue at all; no other red than the tone popularly known as "Pompeiian" has been admitted in the scheme.

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  • Soane responded with a personal, intensely original style, which absorbed gothic, Pompeiian and other influences.

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  • We can stand in an American museum and focus on a fragment of an ancient Roman wall painting without giving much thought to its life in a Pompeiian villa more than 2,000 years previously.

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  • Some of the sites seemed abandoned in a hurry, as though disaster struck mid-day, Pompeiian-style, leaving dusty closets still filled with clothes, kitchens fully stocked, the grand concert halls had suddenly emptied, laboratories appear to be deserted in the midst of experiments.

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  • Openly, however, he's arranging games against champions from Pompeii, with Spartacus taking on the Pompeiian master of disaster Pericles.

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  • If it weren't for the thick layer of Pompeiian ash at my feet as I walked from my car to my office in San Diego's South Bay, I could live my life oblivious to the mass disaster around me, perhaps just wondering why the air was a little funny.

    Andy Kondrat: Dispatch from a Burning San Diego

  • I would sit underneath the jacaranda gazing at Danielle and her Mycenean golden hair, waiting for Alexander Cambitoglou to enlighten us on the techniques behind red figure vases, or Jean-Paul Descoeudres to blow my mind with his readings of the floor plans of Pompeiian villas.

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  • Pompeiian dining rum – big fountain in teh Atrium entree way, a 35′ pool ian reelee prittee hot tub in teh gorgeious garden out bak – anna big loggia fur outdoor sitting.

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  • Rosso Pompeiano : Pompeiian Red at eternallycool.net eternallycool.net

    Rosso Pompeiano : Pompeiian Red at eternallycool.net

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