Etymology
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art deco (n.)

decorative and architectural style popular from 1925-1940, attested from 1966, from shortening of French art décoratif, literally "decorative art" (see decorative); the French phrase is from the title of L'Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes, held in Paris 1925.

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Definitions of art deco

art deco (n.)
a style of design that was popular in the 1920s and 1930s; marked by stylized forms and geometric designs adapted to mass production;
Synonyms: deco
From wordnet.princeton.edu