AskDefine | Define moderne

Dictionary Definition

Moderne adj : relating to a style of design popular in the Europe and the United States between 1920 and 1940 (sometimes known as Art Deco)

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French

Pronunciation

Adjective

  1. modern

Italian

Adjective

moderne
  1. Feminine plural form of moderno

Extensive Definition

Moderne has several meanings:
  • Streamline Moderne, a branch of Art Deco architecture which peaked in popularity around 1937.
  • The Gibson Moderne, a modernistic solid body electric guitar first released in 1957.
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