Palladian

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Pal·la·di·an 1

 (pə-lā′dē-ən)
adj.
1. Greek Mythology Of, relating to, or characteristic of Athena.
2. Of, relating to, or characterized by wisdom or study.

[From Latin Palladius, from Greek Palladios, from Pallas, Pallad-, Pallas Athena.]

Pal·la·di·an 2

 (pə-lā′dē-ən)
adj.
1. Of or characteristic of the Renaissance architectural style of Andrea Palladio.
2. Of or characteristic of an architectural style flourishing in the mid-1700s, especially in Britain, and derived from that of Andrea Palladio.

Palladian

(pəˈleɪdɪən)
adj
(Architecture) denoting, relating to, or having the neoclassical style of architecture created by Palladio
Palˈladianˌism n

Palladian

(pəˈleɪdɪən)
adj
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) of or relating to the goddess Pallas Athena
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) literary wise or learned
[C16: from Latin Palladius, from Greek Pallas, an epithet applied to Athena, meaning perhaps "(spear) brandisher" or perhaps "virgin"]

Pal•la•di•an1

(pəˈleɪ di ən, -ˈlɑ-)

adj.
pertaining to or in the architectural style of Andrea Palladio, based esp. on the revival of Roman forms.
[1725–35]
Pal•la′di•an•ism, n.

Pal•la•di•an2

(pəˈleɪ di ən)

adj.
pertaining to wisdom or knowledge.
[1555–65; < Latin Palladi(us) of Pallas (< Greek Palládios; see Palladium) + -an1]
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Adj.1.Palladian - referring to or relating to or having the style of architecture created by Andrea Palladio; "the much imitated arch and column compositions known as the Palladian motif"
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