—adj., v., -at•ed, -at•ing.
1. Italianized; conforming to the Italian type or style or to Italian customs, manners, etc.
2. Art.in the style of Renaissance or Baroque Italy.
3. Archit.noting or pertaining to a mid-Victorian American style remotely based on Romanesque vernacular residential and castle architecture of the Italian countryside, but sometimes containing Renaissance and Baroque elements.
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