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Definition of Doric

Doric
Doric Dor"ic, n. The Doric dialect.
Doric
Doric Dor"ic, a. [L. Doricus, Gr. ?, fr. ? the Dorians.] 1. Pertaining to Doris, in ancient Greece, or to the Dorians; as, the Doric dialect. 2. (Arch.) Belonging to, or resembling, the oldest and simplest of the three orders of architecture used by the Greeks, but ranked as second of the five orders adopted by the Romans. See Abacus, Capital, Order. Note: This order is distinguished, according to the treatment of details, as Grecian Doric, or Roman Doric. 3. (Mus.) Of or relating to one of the ancient Greek musical modes or keys. Its character was adapted both to religions occasions and to war.

Meaning of Doric from wikipedia

- The Doric order was one of the three orders of ancient Gr**** and later Roman architecture; the other two canonical orders were the Ionic and the Corinthian...
- Doric may refer to: Doric, of or relating to the Dorians of ancient Greece Doric Gr****, the dialects of the Dorians Doric order, a style of ancient Gr****...
- Doric, or Dorian, was an Ancient Gr**** dialect. Its variants were spoken in the southern and eastern Peloponnese as well as in Sicily, Epirus, Southern...
- surviving building of Cl****ical Greece, generally considered the zenith of the Doric order[by whom?]. Its decorative sculptures are considered some of the high...
- the ****istance of other Dorian states. Dorians were distinguished by the Doric Gr**** dialect and by characteristic social and historical traditions. In...
- Doric, the po****r name for Mid Northern Scots or Northeast Scots, refers to the Scots language as spoken in the northeast of Scotland. There is an extensive...
- to visit the sites, archaeologist-architects of the period studied the Doric and Ionic orders. In each country it touched, the style was looked on as...
- The Doric Bungalow (also known as The Doric) at Arippu East, Mannar, Sri Lanka, was the residence of the first British Governor of Ceylon. The first governor...
- recognizable by the type of column emplo****. The three orders of architecture—the Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian—originated in Greece. To these the Romans added,...
- named SS Doric. You may be looking for: SS Doric (1883), a British ocean liner built by Harland and Wolff and operated by White Star Line. SS Doric (1923)...
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