Venice
or Italian Venezia or Latin Venetia geographical name city & port NE Italy capital of Veneto, on islands in Lagoon of Venice (inlet of Gulf of Venice) population 308,717 • Venetian adjective or noun

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  • Venice — [ven′is] 1. seaport in N Italy built on more than 100 small islands in the Lagoon of Venice: formerly a maritime city state extending over most of Venetia & Dalmatia: pop. 306,000: It. name VENEZIA 2. Gulf of N end of the Adriatic: c. 60 mi (97… …   English World dictionary

  • Venice — from M.L. Venetia, from Veneti (Gk. Ouenetoi), name of an ancient people of Illyrian origin …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Venice — /ven is/, n. 1. Italian, Venezia. a seaport in NE Italy, built on numerous small islands in the Lagoon of Venice. 361,722. 2. Gulf of, the N arm of the Adriatic Sea. 3. a town in SW Florida. 12,153. * * * I Italian Venezia City (pop., 2001 prelim …   Universalium

  • Venice —    City of northeastern Italy, center of a substantial territorial state during the Renaissance period, an active participant in Italian political and military affairs, and one of only two major Italian city states to retain its republican… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

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