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 Altis.Alumbra’do, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Alto relie’vo.
 
Italian for “high relief.” A term used in sculpture for figures in wood, stone, marble, etc., so cut as to project at least one-half from the tablet. It should be rilievo (3 syl.).   1
 


 Altis.Alumbra’do, 

 
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