Victorian architecture

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Noun1.Victorian architecture - a style of architecture used in Britain during the reign of Queen VictoriaVictorian architecture - a style of architecture used in Britain during the reign of Queen Victoria; characterized by massive construction and elaborate ornamentation
architectural style, style of architecture, type of architecture - architecture as a kind of art form
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It is the antithesis of the cult of domesticity that dominated American Victorian culture.
The authors create an appropriately dark atmosphere as the backdrop for this American Victorian novel, and the murder mystery makes readers want to seek information on the real case.
Although filled with today's modem amenities, her rooms and accommodations display all the opulence of the American Victorian era.
The idea of proposing a special issue on Victorian prosody occurred to us after meeting at the 2007 North American Victorian Studies Association annual conference in Victoria, B.C.
Of none was this more true than the great American Victorian architect Henry Hobson Richardson, who was as massive, as heavy, as wide and as striking as such masterpieces as Trinity Church, Boston.
Elly's Market in the Retail category--renovation to restore the building back to its original 1870's American Victorian design with glass bays framed in delicate wood columns and ornamental work, contributing to the ongoing retail development of DeKalb Avenue in Fort Greene.

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