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[ve-ne-tsyah] /vɛˈnɛ tsyɑ/
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).
Italian name of Venice. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Contributo alla conoscenza della speleofauna della Venezia Tridentina.

  • For Athena from her Parthenon stretches the hand to Venezia enthroned in the ducal palace.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds
  • One stoops, as one stoops to enter the little prisons of Venezia, deep below the water.

    A Likely Story William De Morgan
  • The Italian had named his restaurant The Venezia in honor of his native city.

  • But he is become a cosa di Venezia, and you cannot pass his palace without having it pointed out to you by the gondoliers.

    Venetian Life William Dean Howells
  • Sull' architettura e sulla scultura in Venezia nel medio evo sino ai nostri giorni.

    The Cathedral Builders Leader Scott
  • Otway is said to have composed a tragic drama on the subject of “Venezia Salvata;” he adds with surprise, “ma affatto regolare.”

  • The street is traversed by a line of tram-cars, which run down to the Piazza di Venezia.

    Rambles in Rome S. Russell Forbes
  • Half-a-dozen strokes of the oar brought them in among the tall, shielding posts, close alongside the steps of the Venezia.

    A Venetian June Anna Fuller
  • You bathed your spirit in sunshine and colour; I can hear you murmur now, 'O Venezia benedetta!

British Dictionary definitions for Venezia


the Italian name for Venice
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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