classicalize

verb

clas·​si·​cal·​ize
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-ed/-ing/-s
: to imitate or cause to imitate Greek or Roman antiquity : classicize
the names of many towns in New York state were classicalized

Word History

First Known Use

1830, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of classicalize was in 1830

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“Classicalize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/classicalize. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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