Meaning of Jacobean
Pronunciation: ( jak"u-bē'un), [key]
- of or pertaining to James I of England or to his period.
- noting or pertaining to the style of architecture and furnishings prevailing in England in the first half of the 17th century, continuing the Elizabethan style with a gradual introduction of Italian models in architecture and increased elaboration of forms and motifs in furnishings.
- of or pertaining to the style of literature and drama produced during the early 17th century.
- a writer, statesman, or other personage of the Jacobean period.
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