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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 guest house features a fully-equipped kitchen complete with dining space and a window seat, a living room with lovely vaulted ceilings and a gas fireplace, a large master suite with charming palladian window, two walk-in closets complete with built in units.
Aesthetics were important enough to Lowell, Massachusetts-based Princeton Properties that at one of its holdings, Princeton at Mount Vernon in Andover, Massachusetts, the company actually changed the appearance of the exterior by installing large palladian windows over the entryways to bring in light and to give, says company CEO Andrew Chaban, those "relatively vanilla exteriors some jump and some pizzazz.
The current rector described its construction, pointing out distinguishing features such as the eight superb Palladian windows which retain most of their original handmade glass.
The sonnet, like the portrait, correct Latinity, or Palladian windows, is a marker of the new style as it arrived in France, England, and Spain in the early sixteenth century and as its shifting performances continued to arrive already new for successive generations.
Elegance was attained in a formal living room with a hand-carved mantel, a parquetry ceiling and Palladian windows.
The steel frame building is clad in more than 720,000 bricks and features classic Palladian windows and two distinctive main entrances of limestone.
It has Palladian windows, dormers, gables and a wrap-around porch.
Along the Promenade Corridor to the Grand Ballroom, Palladian windows are dressed in sunny yellow and white bow ties blending formality with fun.