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Bauhaus (n.)

1923, from German Bauhaus, literally "architecture-house;" name of a school of design founded in Weimar, Germany, 1919 by Walter Gropius (1883-1969), later extended to the principles it embodied. First element is bau "building, construction, structure," from Old High German buan "to dwell" (from PIE root *bheue- "to be, exist, grow"). For second element, see house (n.).

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of Bauhaus from WordNet

Bauhaus (n.)
a German style of architecture begun by Walter Gropius in 1918;
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