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Renaissance

noun
     
Renaissance
1

the Renaissance

SH the period of time in Europe between 14th and 17th centuries, when art, literature, philosophy, and scientific ideas became very important and a lot of new art etc was produced
2

Renaissance art/furniture/architecture etc

SHA art, furniture etc belonging to the Renaissance period

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