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: an advocate or follower of classicism
: a classical scholar
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1827, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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: an expert in ancient Greek and Roman language, literature, art, architecture, or culture
: someone who prefers a traditional and usually graceful and simple style in art, literature, music, architecture, etc. : a person who favors classicism
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