Barbizon

adjective
Bar·​bi·​zon | \ ˌbär-bə-ˈzōn How to pronounce Barbizon (audio) , -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

First Known Use of Barbizon

1881, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Barbizon

Barbizon, France

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“Barbizon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Barbizon. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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Barbizon geographical name

Bar·​bi·​zon | \ ˌbär-bē-ˈzōⁿ How to pronounce Barbizon (audio) , ˈbär-bə-ˌzän \

Definition of Barbizon

village in northern France south-southeast of Paris population 1396

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