classical architecture

classical architecture
noun
architecture influenced by the ancient Greeks or Romans
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classical architecture,
1. any architecture conceived in terms of simplicity and symmetry of structure and plan, restraint and regularity of decoration, and traditional standards of proportion, especially that which uses the orders and other forms of ancient Greek and Roman architecture.
2. the architecture of ancient Greece and Rome.
3. the architecture of any of the revivals of ancient Greek and Roman styles, such as in America in the early and late 1800's.

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