Alhambresque

Alhambresque

[al-ham-bresk]
adjective
resembling the elaborately fanciful style of ornamentation of the Alhambra in Spain.

Origin:
1860–65; Alhambr(a) + -esque

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Alhambra (ælˈhæmbrə)
 
n
a citadel and palace in Granada, Spain, built for the Moorish kings during the 13th and 14th centuries: noted for its rich ornamentation
 
Alhambresque
 
adj

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