Definition of Palladian

1. Adjective. Referring to or relating to or having the style of architecture created by Andrea Palladio. "The much imitated arch and column compositions known as the Palladian motif"

Partainyms: Palladio
Derivative terms: Palladio



Definition of Palladian

1. a. Of, pertaining to, or designating, a variety of the revived classic style of architecture, founded on the works of Andrea Palladio, an Italian architect of the 16th century.

Definition of Palladian

1. Adjective. In the style of the neoclassical architect, Andrea Palladio. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or relating to Pallas ¹

3. Adjective. (minerology) Describing minerals containing tetravalent palladium ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palladian

Palfyn
Palfyn's sinus
Palgrave
Palikir
Palinism
Palinista
Palinistas
Palinuridae
Palinurus
Palio di Siena
Palisades
Paliurus
Paliurus spina-christi
Pall Mall
Palladian (current term)
Palladio
Pallas
Pallas's cat
Pallas Athena
Pallas Athene
Pallottine
Palm Beach
Palm Sunday
Palma
Palmaceae
Palmae
Palmales
Palmas
Palmer

Literary usage of Palladian

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1. The Gentleman's House: Or, How to Plan English Residences, from the by Robert Kerr (1865)
"THE CENTRAL-HALL—sometimes called Saloon—is the Palladian equivalent for the ... When the followers of Inigo Jones brought the Palladian model into use in ..."

2. Venice by Grant Allen (1908)
"C. THE Palladian CHURCHES. [Andrea Palladia, of Vicenza (1518-1580), was the last of the great Renaissance architects of Venice. ..."

3. The Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque by William Combe (1838)
"Unlike those pictures that impart The windows of Palladian art, From whence no other object's seen But gravel-walk, or shaven green; Plann'd by the artist ..."

4. Little Cities of Italy by André Maurel (1911)
"V THE Palladian LARK Vicenza N leaving Verona, Chateaubriand, in allusion to the work he had just accomplished in the interests of Alexander and Francis, ..."

5. Letters from the North of Italy: Addressed to Henry Hallam, Esq. by William Stewart Rose (1819)
"Palladian Architecture—Mechanical Arts in Italy cultivated with less Success than the liberal—Mistaken Notion of despotic Government being peculiarly ..."

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