Second Empire

adjective

Definition of Second Empire

  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a style (as of furniture) developed in France under Napoleon III and marked by heavy ornate modification of Empire styles

1873

First Known Use of second empire

1873


Learn More about second empire


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Second Empire? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

contemplative of or relative to the past

Get Word of the Day daily email!