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By Jackie Craven, About.com Guide
A highly decorative cornice set along the top of a wall.
The cornice is the uppermost section of moldings along the top of a wall or just below a roof.
In Classical architecture, the cornice is the upper portion of the entablature, located above the architrave and the frieze.
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