noun, often capitalized, often attributive
de·​co | \ ˈde-(ˌ)kō How to pronounce deco (audio) , dā-ˈkō How to pronounce deco (audio) , ˈdā-ˌkō \

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Recent Examples on the Web Art deco-style storefronts now sport more neutral palettes. San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 July 2022 The chefs switch up the menu daily and the Canadian beer and wine tasting makes the trip that much more delightful. During the 4-night trip, choose from domed lounge cars or art-deco style dining cars. Sarah Sekula, CNN, 31 May 2022 The one exception is Blake Lively, wearing an Atelier Versace ensemble that at first appeared to be a deco column with a coral train trussed up into a bow-like pseudo-bustle. Rachel Tashjian, Harper's BAZAAR, 3 May 2022 The 482-seat Hollywood Legion Theater is part of the American Legion’s 90-year-old Hollywood Post 43 building, which includes a downstairs deco bar where stars like Humphrey Bogard and Clark Gable once drank and shot pool. Chris Willman, Variety, 30 Apr. 2022 Kimpton Margot Sydney, which opened in February 2022, is located in the heart of Sydney's central business district in a 1939 art-deco building that served as the former headquarters of Sydney Water. Stefanie Waldek, Travel + Leisure, 20 Apr. 2022 Built in 1929, the art-deco inspired structure carries on its slender steel build about a quarter of the total goods going back and forth between then the U.S. and Canada. Josh Wingrove,, 8 Feb. 2022 Art deco buffs will swoon for details like oak parquet flooring, custom tilework in the bathrooms, and bespoke furnishings upholstered with 1930s Norwegian motifs. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Travel + Leisure, 5 Jan. 2022 These art-deco-esque, dangly diamond stunners take their spots from Cartier’s first Panthère watch, which launched in 1914. Rebecca Malinsky, WSJ, 21 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of deco

1969, in the meaning defined above

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10 Aug 2022

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“Deco.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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