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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Sculpture
bas-reliefbas-re‧lief /ˌbɑː rɪˈliːf, ˌbæs-/ noun [countable, uncountable] technical  AVSa style of art in which stone or wood is cut so that shapes are raised above the surrounding surfacehigh relief
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bas-reliefA monument to a railway engineer in Bromsgrove shows a train in bas-relief.The bas-reliefs show scenes from the history of Milan.Jaq often prayed to this bas-relief.
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