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  • adj. neoclassical

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Belonging to, or designating, the modern revival or adaptation of classical, esp. Greco-Roman, style, taste and manner of work in architecture, arts, literature, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Noting any phase of modern civilization which is based on principles or practices developed during the period of Greek and Roman antiquity. It is especially applicable to resemblances between modern and ancient art. See neo-Greek.

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  • adj. characteristic of a revival of an earlier classical style


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  • -- Callimachus, more erudite, more scholastic, was what is termed a neoclassic, which is that he desired to treat in a new way the same subjects that had been dealt with by the great men of ancient

    Initiation into Literature

  • This seeming independence is reflected both the famous classical liberal dictum about limited government and in neoclassic economic’s view that markets are antecedent to government and that the government intervenes into markets.

    Juntas vs. Open Societies, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • And it's set to music in the grand tradition of "Beauty and the Beast," which is to say the neoclassic '90s brand of Disney animation.


  • And it’s set to music in the grand tradition of “Beauty and the Beast,” which is to say the neoclassic ’90s brand of Disney animation.”

    Early Buzz: Disney’s The Princess and the Frog | /Film

  • "neoclassic" / "libertarian" anti-distribution rhetoric comes from the ideological opposition to late-19th / early-20th-century socialism (mostly marxist).

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  • In front of the museum is a fountain with neoclassic statues and gushing water.

    The Memory Palace

  • Grandeur marks the neoclassic theater's entrance, with massive stairs leading up to arched entranceways and, eventually, to crystal-windowed wood doors guarded by iron gargoyles.

    Durango's colonial architecture: eleven quarry stone gems

  • The hundred-year-old building had been modernized from its prior use while maintaining its Turkish neoclassic exterior.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • Examples of his neoclassic chapels, fountains and monuments can be seen in many central Mexican states, including Querétaro and Guanajuato.

    Mexico this month - July

  • It is truly a jewel of colonial architecture where religious monuments in Baroque and neoclassic style have been conserved in excellent condition.

    Introduction to Michoacán - the soul of Mexico


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