Rus·​so-Byzantine | \ ¦rə(ˌ)sō, -shō+ \

Definition of Russo-Byzantine

: having Byzantine characteristics modified by Russian influence especially : of or relating to the typical Russian architecture previous to 1700

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First Known Use of Russo-Byzantine

1845, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Russo-Byzantine

Russo- + Byzantine

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“Russo-Byzantine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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