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Churrigueresque

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to a style of baroque architecture of Spain and its Latin-American colonies, characterized by elaborate and extravagant decoration.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Noting an elaborate phase of the baroque style in architecture which originated in Spain in the seventeenth century.

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having elaborate symmetrical ornamentation

Etymologies

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

[Spanish churrigueresco, after José Benito Churriguera, (1665–1725), Spanish architect.]

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

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