Structures

Any man-made construction, including but not limited to buildings.

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828
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structure
structures
bouwconstructies Dutch
bouwconstructie Dutch
estructuras Spanish
estructura Spanish
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Refers to constructions of any kind artificially fabricated of parts joined together in some definite manner and which may or may not provide enclosure or shelter. Includes not just buildings, but other structures, for example oil wells, bridges, docks, and railroads. The term normally applies to structures built by humans, but may also apply to those built by other species.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300004794. The J. Paul Getty Trust.