Definition of 'baroque'
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It is a delightfully satisfying work of baroque architecture. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Tuck into local foods while admiring the city's gothic, renaissance and baroque architecture. The Sun (2016)The orchestral arrangements added fresh layers of drama and grandeur to her already baroque style. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Here medieval marbled palaces and baroque churches contrast splendidly with chic cafes and boutiques. The Sun (2012)It is not your usual courtly baroque opera. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You can work on rock as well as baroque music. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Dresden is best known for its beautifully reconstructed baroque architecture and beer gardens. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Instead they performed one of their own songs in a baroque style. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The quest to perform baroque music just as it was continues. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His playing of baroque music was exemplary. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Its setting and baroque style were far removed from his lean screenplay but no less entertaining for that. Times, Sunday Times (2009)These images of baroque architecture remind us of the classic values and aesthetics that we tried to include in our watch collection. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Baroque opera had an allegorical purpose at the Bourbon court. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The facade is dull in the extreme, and the interior poor baroque. Umbria - the green heart of Italy (1989)Baroque music poured through double-height french windows on to the sunlit terrace. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I will be surprised if a more exciting disc of baroque vocal music comes my way this year. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The baroque style remains intact. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Whether this theory is correct has not yet been confirmed, but it is possible to experiment with the effects of baroque music for yourself. Dictionary of Mind, Body and Spirit (1994)Regal women, from mostly unknown baroque operas, all in the throes of deep crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Make for the West Front and admire its bravura baroque architecture. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Baroque opera doesn't get more star-studded. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The city of spires, narrow cobbled streets and Baroque palaces is perfect for a romantic winter stroll. The Sun (2006)Most of them are still standing, and they surely constitute the finest concentration of baroque architecture outside Rome. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Then, quite unexpectedly, this may give way to a leafy square containing a glorious baroque church or a former palace. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: baroque ADJECTIVE
Baroque architecture and art is an elaborate style of architecture and art that was popular in Europe in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries.
The baroque church is worth a quick look.
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