Mansart [mahn-sar; English man-sahrt, -sert] Examples noun
- Jules Har·douin [zhyl ar-dwan] /ʒül arˈdwɛ̃/, Jules Hardouin, 1646–1708, French architect: chief architectural director for Louis XIV.
- his granduncle(Ni·co·las) Fran·çois [nee-kaw-lah frahn-swa] /ni kɔˈlɑ frɑ̃ˈswa/, 1598–1666, French architect.
Also Man·sard [mahn-sar; English man-sahrd, ‐serd] /mɑ̃ˈsar; English ˈmæn sɑrd, ‐sərd/. Examples from the Web for mansart Historical Examples of mansart
In the mansarde roof we have the name of Mansart, the architect who introduced it.
Richard Chevenix Trench
Mansart, once installed at Chantilly, did not leave it for many years.
Louise M. Richter
These ruins are the remains of the Chteau d’Issy, the work of Mansart.
Mansart designed it for noble stock, and the populace will get their children in it!
Honore de Balzac
This was the preparatory period of the coming into being of the works of Le Notre and Mansart.
Milburg Francisco Mansfield
British Dictionary definitions for mansart Mansart noun
- François (frɑ̃swa). 1598–1666, French architect, who established the classical style in French architecture
- his great-nephew, Jules Hardouin (ʒyl ardwɛ̃). 1646–1708, French architect and town planner, who completed the Palace of Versailles