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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as relief, n., 5.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as relief, in sculpture, etc.: the Italian form, often used in English. Sometimes spelled relievo.

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

  • n. sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background

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