Greek Revival


Definition of Greek Revival

1 : a style of architecture in the first half of the 19th century marked by the use or imitation of Greek orders
2 : a style of decoration (as of furniture) using or imitating the decorative motifs of ancient Greece

First Known Use of Greek Revival

1918, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Greek Revival.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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