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

Definition of deco

Examples of deco in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Deco line has incorporated Art deco elements with a twist. Joseph Deacetis, Forbes, "Mother’s Day Gift Guide: The Most Stylish Accessories," 19 Apr. 2021 The historic art-deco condo tower at the center of the shooting investigation was built as an office building in the 1930s and converted to residences for the 1996 Olympics, according to the building’s website. Henri Hollis, ajc, "Police seek suspect in shooting near historic downtown condo building," 30 Mar. 2021 Little remains of the Victorian mansions or art-deco towers that once flanked its harbour. The Economist, "After the protests China is not just shackling Hong Kong, it is remaking it," 20 Mar. 2021 Malliouhana is an indulgent hideaway—an art-deco gem welcoming those who seek relaxed Caribbean sophistication in an intimate, luxurious setting. Hannah N Seligson, Town & Country, "The Best Room At... Malliouhana," 7 Mar. 2021 Other car features include high driving seating and is available in a range of color and deco options. CBS News, "Volvo plans to phase out gas engines in all its cars by 2030," 2 Mar. 2021 Stay at the art-deco Hotel Trundle, a vibrant boutique hotel built in a former historic Western Auto building to showcase the community's arts, crafts, and libations. Sucheta Rawal, Travel + Leisure, "How to Take the Ultimate South Carolina Road Trip," 26 Feb. 2021 His family is perhaps best known for the art-deco Fisher Building in the city along with their success in the automotive industry. Darcie Moran, Detroit Free Press, "’88 Lockerbie bombing: 16 Michigan victims remembered, new charges unveiled," 22 Dec. 2020 Thirty-five Alameda County firefighters responded to a blaze at the art-deco theater on Hesperian Boulevard at about 3:40 p.m. Vanessa Arredondo,, "Second fire this year damages historic Lorenzo Theatre in San Lorenzo," 23 Oct. 2020

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1969, in the meaning defined above

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24 Apr 2021

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“Deco.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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