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lu•min•ism



Pronunciation: (lOO'mu-niz"um), [key]
n.
a style of landscape painting practiced by some mid-19th-century American artists, esp. of the Hudson River School, that emphasized meticulously crafted realism and a technically precise rendering of atmosphere and of the effects produced by direct and reflected light.

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