Definitions for "Neo-classical"
The style which dominated Europe during the late 18th century, inspired by the architecture and ornament of ancient Greece and Rome following the excavations of Herculaneum and Pompeii.
Constituting a revival or adaptation of the classical especially in literature, music, art, or architecture.
A reaction to Baroque or Rococo decorative excesses, archaeologically correct Classical forms are employed within a rational architectural system using pure geometry and resulting in solid and restrained buildings with little or no decoration.