Ruins

A building or complex of buildings in an advanced state of disrepair.

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Go Historic ID
744
Names
ruin
ruins
ruïnes Dutch
ruïne Dutch
bouwvallen Dutch
ruinas Spanish
ruina Spanish

More Definitions

The remains of buildings or groups of buildings that have been destroyed or are in a state of great disrepair or decay.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300008057. The J. Paul Getty Trust.