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 (ĭ-tăl′yə-nāt′, -nĭt)
1. Italian in character: American cooking with Italianate influences.
2. Of or relating to an architectural style of the mid-to-late 1800s, characterized by the use of bracketed cornices, nearly flat roofs, arched windows, and often square towers or belvederes.
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(ɪˈtæljənɪt; -ˌneɪt) or


Italian in style or character
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(adj. ɪˈtæl yəˌneɪt, -nɪt; v. -ˌneɪt)

adj., v. -at•ed, -at•ing. adj.
1. conforming to the Italian type or style or to Italian customs, manners, etc.
2. to Italianize.
[1560–70; < Italian italianato]
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[ɪˈtæljənɪt] ADJde estilo italiano
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adjnach italienischer Art; the Italianate style of the churchder von der italienischen Schule beeinflusste Stil der Kirche
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I had already a slight general notion of Italian letters from Leigh Hunt, and from other agreeable English Italianates; and I knew that I wanted to read not only the four great poets, Dante, Petrarch, Ariosto, and Tasso, but that whole group of burlesque poets, Pulci, Berni, and the rest, who, from what I knew of them, I thought would be even more to my mind.
The Italianate style was a fashionable 19th century mode modelled on 16th century Italian Renaissance architecture.
Currently, the land behind Kuoni House forms part of heritage walkDeepdene Trail, and the car park area would be reinstated as an Italianate Garden which was once a feature.
From its cobbled streets, Italianate architecture, quaint atmosphere to its stunning views and the clouds that linger through the day, hugging the sides of the mountains that rise all around it, Lake Como is steeped in romance.
Take the second left towards the Italianate garden entrance.
Noted Filipino pianist Ingrid Sala Santamaria will be the soloist in the Second Piano Concerto in B flat major, a monumental composition of four movements rather than the usual three owing to the Italianate second movement.
(I can't surf by the way but I can solve problems!) Set on its own tranquil peninsula reaching into the estuary, Portmeirion is an Italianate village, masterminded by the Welsh architect Sir Clough Williams-Ellis.
Currently configured as two duplexes, the Italianate row house was built in 1870 by developers Root and Rust from durable sandstone.
Remaining cult viewing even today, it made a star of both Patrick McGoohan and the Italianate North Wales village - the architectural masterwork of Clough Williams-Ellis - in which it was set.
Thus, the Latin of 12th century Germany will be distinct from that of the 18th or 21st century, and distinct in other ways from French or Italianate Latin.
IF YOU fancy a festive trip which is a bit further afield, the iconic Italianate village of Portmeirion, Gwynedd, mid-Wales will be staging its annual Food and Craft Festival this Saturday and Sunday.