\ɹˌə͡ʊme͡ɪnˈɛsk stˈa͡ɪlz], \ɹˌəʊmeɪnˈɛsk stˈaɪlz], \ɹ_ˌəʊ_m_eɪ_n_ˈɛ_s_k s_t_ˈaɪ_l_z]\
Definitions of ROMANESQUE STYLES
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(Arch.) The styles which employed the arch and the entablature together, gradually reducing the latter to the form of a capital. The introduction of shafts, running up from the piers and dividing the upper stories into compartments, marked the point of transition from the Romanesque to the principle of the Gothic styles. See Geometrical style.
By Henry Percy Smith
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