Venice, Gulf of
geographical name arm of the Adriatic between Po Delta & Istria

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Venice, Gulf of — Northern section of the Adriatic Sea. It extends eastward for 60 mi (95 km) from the Po River delta, Italy, to the coast of Istria. Marshes, lagoons, and sandspits border the gulf s shores as far as Trieste, Italy. A northwest wind, called the… …   Universalium

  • Venice, Gulf of — N part of the Adriatic …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Gulf of Venice — The Gulf of Venice is a gulf that boarders modern day Italy, Slovenia and Croatia, and is at the far north of the Adriatic Sea between the delta of the Po river in northern Italy and the Istria peninsula in Croatia. Geography On average the gulf… …   Wikipedia

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  • Gulf of Trieste — The Gulf of Trieste ( it. Golfo di Trieste, sl. Tržaški zaliv, hr. Tršćanski zaljev, de. Golf von Triest) is a shallow bay of the Adriatic Sea, in the extreme northern part of the Mediterranean Sea. It is part of the Gulf of Venice and is shared… …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Venice — noun an arm of the Adriatic Sea • Instance Hypernyms: ↑gulf • Part Holonyms: ↑Adriatic, ↑Adriatic Sea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gabes, Gulf of — ▪ gulf, Tunisia Arabic  Khalīj Qābis,  French  Golfe De Gabès,  Latin  Syrtis Minor,         inlet, on the east coast of Tunisia, northern Africa. It is 60 miles (100 km) long and 60 miles wide and is bounded by the Qarqannah (Kerkena) Islands on …   Universalium

  • 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

  • gulf — gulflike, adj. gulfy, adj. /gulf/, n. 1. a portion of an ocean or sea partly enclosed by land. 2. a deep hollow; chasm or abyss. 3. any wide separation, as in position, status, or education. 4. something that engulfs or swallows up. v.t. 5. to… …   Universalium

  • 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

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