Palladian

Definition of Palladian

Pal`la´di`an   Pronunciation: păl`lā´dĭ`an
prop. a.1.(Arch.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a variety of the revived classic style of architecture, founded on the works of Andrea Palladio, an Italian architect of the 16th century; as, a Palladian window.
1.Of or pertaining to the Greek goddess Athena, also called Pallas.
2.Pertaining to wisdom or knowledge; - Athena being the goddess of wisdom.
prop. n.1.(Arch.) A follower of the architectural style of Andrea Palladio.

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