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  1. pe·ri·od dra·ma
  2. noun

    • 1. a television or film production set in a particular historical period and characterized by the use of costumes, sets, and props that are typical or evocative of the era:

      he wrote and directed the period drama Barry Lyndon, set 15 years before the beginning of the Napoleonic Wars
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: period drama, plural noun: period dramas