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art nouveau
 A highly decorative style of art and design dating from the end of the nineteenth century. It uses organic forms from nature to create sinuous shapes with heavy ornamentation.
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1. A French school of art and architecture popular in the 1890s; characterized by stylized natural forms and sinuous outlines of such objects as leaves and vines and flowers.
2. A body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers in a school.
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