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[vuh-nee-shee-uh, -shuh] /vəˈni ʃi ə, -ʃə/
an ancient district in NE Italy: later a Roman province bounded by the Alps, the Po River, and the Adriatic Sea.
Venezia (def 1).
a female given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • They had asked no questions, seemed to take the whole thing for granted, Venetia especially.

    The Man Who Lost Himself H. De Vere Stacpoole
  • “You will stay with us to-night, I suppose,” said Venetia coldly.

    The Man Who Lost Himself H. De Vere Stacpoole
  • Venetian cloth has a worsted or cotton warp and worsted filling; named from Venetia, a country around Venice.

    Textiles William H. Dooley
  • And in all this, Venice is but a type of the whole province of Venetia.

    Venetian Life William Dean Howells
  • So much concession to such a prayer Venetia Corona had never before given.

    Under Two Flags Ouida [Louise de la Ramee]
  • Austria was then to be expelled from Venetia as well as from Lombardy.

  • Fix your eyes for a moment on Venetia proper, and you will see how this has all happened and is still happening.

    Science in Arcady Grant Allen
  • Tell me first whether you have heard anything about schemes for a rising in Venetia.

    The Gadfly E. L. Voynich
British Dictionary definitions for Venetia


the area of ancient Italy between the lower Po valley and the Alps: later a Roman province
the territorial possessions of the medieval Venetian republic that were at the head of the Adriatic and correspond to the present-day region of Veneto and a large part of Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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