Barbizon

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

Definition of Barbizon

  1. :  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 and Etymology of barbizon

Barbizon, France


First Known Use: 1881


Barbizon

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

Definition of Barbizon

  1. village in northern France south-southeast of Paris population 1396


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