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Veneti

[ven-i-tahy] /ˈvɛn ɪˌtaɪ/
plural noun
1.
an ancient people of NE Italy absorbed by Rome after the Second Punic War.
2.
an ancient Celtic people of Brittany, conquered by Julius Caesar, 56 b.c.
Also, Venetes
[ven-i-teez] /ˈvɛn ɪˌtiz/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of Veneti
< Latin

Venezia

[ve-ne-tsyah] /vɛˈnɛ tsyɑ/
noun
1.
Also, Venetia. Also called Veneto
[ve-ne-taw] /ˈvɛ nɛ tɔ/ (Show IPA)
. a region in NE Italy. 7095 sq. mi. (18,375 sq. km).
2.
Italian name of Venice.
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British Dictionary definitions for veneto

Veneto

/Italian ˈvɛːneto/
noun
1.
a region of NE Italy, on the Adriatic: mountainous in the north with a fertile plain in the south, crossed by the Rivers Po, Adige, and Piave. Capital: Venice. Pop: 4 577 408 (2003 est). Area: 18 377 sq km (7095 sq miles) Also called Venezia-Euganea (veˈnɛttsja eʊˈɡaːnea)

Veneti

/vɛˈnɛtɪ; -taɪ/
noun the Veneti
1.
(functioning as pl) an ancient people who established themselves at the head of the Adriatic around 950 bc, later becoming Roman subjects

Venezia

/veˈnɛttsja/
noun
1.
the Italian name for Venice
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