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Topic: NEWSPAPERS, PUBLISHING

Date: 1500-1600
Language: French
Origin: frontispice 'front of a building', from Late Latin frontispicium 'view of the front', from Latin frons 'front' + specere 'to look at'

frontispiece

noun
     
fron‧tis‧piece [countable]
TCN a picture or photograph at the beginning of a book, usually opposite the page with the title on it
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