cinquecento(redirected from Cinque Cento)
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The 16th century, especially in Italian art and literature.
(Art Terms) the 16th century, esp in reference to Italian art, architecture, or literature
[C18: Italian, shortened from milcinquecento 1500]
cin•que•cen•to(ˌtʃɪŋ kwɪˈtʃɛn toʊ)
n. (often cap.)
the 16th century, with reference to Italy, esp. to the Italian art or literature of that period.
[1750–60; < Italian, short for mil cinque cento 1500, used for period A.Dutch. 1500–99]