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Sistine Chapel(ˈsɪstaɪn; -tiːn)
(Named Buildings) the chapel of the pope in the Vatican at Rome, built for Sixtus IV and decorated with frescoes by Michelangelo and others
[Sistine, from Italian Sistino relating to Sisto Sixtus (Pope Sixtus IV)]
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the chapel of the pope in the Vatican at Rome, built for Pope Sixtus IV and decorated with frescoes by Michelangelo and others.
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|Noun||1.||Sistine Chapel - the private chapel of the popes in Rome; it was built by and named after Sixtus IV in 1473|
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