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Murano

[moo-rah-noh; Italian moo-rah-naw] /mʊˈrɑ noʊ; Italian muˈrɑ nɔ/
noun
1.
an island suburb of Venice: cathedral; noted for Venetian glass manufacture.
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  • Yonder stood an inlaid cabinet, surmounted by a crystal mirror and some wonders of Murano glass.

    Love-at-Arms Raphael Sabatini
  • And it was thus that your great-great-great-great-great-grandfather was driven to Murano, was it?

    The Story of Glass Sara Ware Bassett
  • Whistler was awarded two thousand five hundred francs by the City of Murano, the seventh on the list.

    The Life of James McNeill Whistler Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • The first painters to make any success in Venice were the Vivarini of Murano.

  • Led me see, yes, zey ged zeir preakfast early, and start two hours since for Murano and Torcello.

  • Finally it came to the ears of Pascale that Gian took this regular trip to Murano.

    The Mintage Elbert Hubbard
  • Before his eyes loomed the forms of the two inmates of the Murano convent who had been friends in their love for him.

    Casanova's Homecoming Arthur Schnitzler
  • "It seems to me that Beroviero owns most of Murano," observed the Greek.

    Marietta F. Marion Crawford
  • One cabinet was full of Murano glass of delicate shape and colour, of porcelain dishes, and majolica from Faenza or Gubbio.

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