Definition of 'the Regency'
Example sentences containing 'the Regency'
The sitting room of the house in Lord North Street was pleasant enough and furnished to suit the Regency period of the place.A SEASON IN HELL (1977)
The house was a pleasant, narrow building of the Regency period.A SEASON IN HELL (1977)
The Stafford flowed over with English understatement; it all but cascaded down the Regency wallpaper and echoed from graceful cornices.THE TOUCH OF INNOCENTS (1977)
Definition of the Regency from the Collins English Dictionary
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