from the Baroque period in visual art and music. (adjective)
A period in western architecture from ca. 1600 to the middle of the eighteenth century, known for its abundance of decoration. (proper noun)
Examples of word baroque
Beyond Baroque is housed in the old city hall of Venice, a white-painted, mostly wooden building that has the stark austerity of a Midwestern Baptist church and the airy quality of a California Craftsman bungalow wrapped into on.
During the Thirty Years 'War the church burned out and was renewed in Baroque style in 1651-1652 and 1743-1746.
Baroque is a style somewhat older than our normal obsessions here, but these Baroque Bookshelves caught my attention as a quirky storage solution.
It is truly a jewel of colonial architecture where religious monuments in Baroque and neoclassic style have been conserved in excellent condition.