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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.


(ɪˈtæljənɪt; -ˌneɪt) or


Italian in style or character


(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]


[ɪˈtæljənɪt] ADJde estilo italiano


adjnach italienischer Art; the Italianate style of the churchder von der italienischen Schule beeinflusste Stil der Kirche
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Take the second left towards the Italianate garden entrance.
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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.
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The boutique event will take place at the breathtaking Italianate village where the cult TV show The Prisoner was filmed, on September 14-16 with a host of musical names.
But only four of its five neo-Byzantine pavillions, arranged around an enormous Italianate clock tower, were ever built before the pounds 250,000 budget ran out.
Although it is notoriously difficult to generalize about the "interpretative competence" of contemporary audience response, as Redmond acknowledges with reference to some dramatically ambitious but poorly received Jacobean plays, he argues that both playwrights and habitual playgoers were in a position to respond knowingly to the fast-developing corpus of Italian models and Italianate tropes employed on the early modern stage.
As the creepy backdrop to this saga of mysterious captivity, Italianate Welsh resort Portmeirion has been replaced by the desert.