Palladian window


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Palladian window

[pə′lād·ē·ən ′win·dō]
(architecture)
An arched central window with a narrower, square-headed window on each side.

Palladian window

A large window divided in three parts: a central sash that is arched at the top and two sashes on each side of it that are smaller than the central sash; the smaller sashes are rectangular, topped with flat lintels. Compare with three-part window. (See illustration p. 698.)

Venetian window, Palladian window, Diocletian window

A window of large size, characteristic of neoclassic styles, divided by columns or piers resembling pilasters, into three lights, the middle one of which is usually wider than the others, and is sometimes arched.
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The second floor is home to the grand master suite, boasting stunning cathedral ceilings, beautiful Palladian windows, two spacious walk-in closets, and a luxurious, spa-style master bath large enough for bathing, primping, and relaxing.
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