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Meaning of Prairie School

Prai'rie School"

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  1. a group of early 20th-century architects of the Chicago area who designed houses and other buildings with emphasized horizontal lines responding to the flatness of the Midwestern prairie; the best-known member was Frank Lloyd Wright.
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