Colonial architecture


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Colonial architecture:

see American architectureAmerican architecture,
the architecture produced in the geographical area that now constitutes the United States. Early History

American architecture properly begins in the 17th cent. with the colonization of the North American continent.
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Colonial architecture

A classification pertaining to any architectural style that is transplanted from a country to its overseas colonies. Examples are the Portuguese Colonial in Brazil, Dutch Colonial in New York, French Colonial in New Orleans, and English Colonial in all the former North American colonies.

Colonial architecture

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