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Barbizon

adjective Bar·bi·zon \ˌbär-bə-ˈzōn, -ˈzän\

Definition of BARBIZON

:  of, relating to, or being a school of mid-19th century French landscape painters whose naturalistic canvases were based on direct observation of nature

Origin of BARBIZON

Barbizon, France
First Known Use: 1889

Barbizon

geographical name Bar·bi·zon \ˌbär-bē-ˈzōⁿ, ˈbär-bə-ˌzän\

Definition of BARBIZON

village N France SSE of Paris pop 1493

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