a female given name, form of Marina.
noun 1. a slender, typically rod-shaped rigid piece of metal, usually in any of numerous standard lengths from a fraction of an inch to several inches and having one end pointed and the other enlarged and flattened, for hammering into or through wood, other building materials, etc., as used in building, in fastening, or in […]
noun 1. the activity, spirit, or time of the great revival of art, literature, and learning in Europe beginning in the 14th century and extending to the 17th century, marking the transition from the medieval to the modern world. 2. the forms and treatments in art used during this period. 3. (sometimes lowercase) any similar […]
noun 1. a cultured man of the Renaissance who was knowledgeable, educated, or proficient in a wide range of fields. 2. (sometimes lowercase) a present-day man who has acquired profound knowledge or proficiency in more than one field. Renaissance man noun 1. a man of any period who has a broad range of intellectual interests […]
noun 1. a mid-Victorian architectural style adapting the classical forms of 15th- and 16th-century Italian architecture, especially palace architecture, usually characterized by blocklike massing, with refined classicized decorative detail around regularly organized windows.