Venetian


Venetian

The term Venetian may refer to:

*Venetian language
* Venice (disambiguation)
*Venetian Gothic architecture, originated in the 14th century
*Venetians in Movement, an Italian political party
* Venetia, disambiguation
* Veneto, region of Italy
* Veneti or "Venetic", a series of ancient tribes
*Venetian Slovenia, region in northeastern Italy
*Albania Veneta, 15th - 18th century possessions of Venice in Dalmatia

Locations in the United States

*Venetian Village, Illinois, small American town
*Venetian Isles, New Orleans, Louisiana
*Venetian Causeway, Florida
* Venetian Islands, Miami Beach, Florida in Biscayne Bay, Florida
*Venetian Court, a resort in Capitola, California
*Venetian Pool, a public pool in Coral Gables, Florida
*Village on Venetian Bay, a waterside shopping district in Naples, Florida
*The Venetian (Las Vegas), a resort hotel and casino in Las Vegas, Nevada
*Disney's Venetian Resort, an unrealized project for Walt Disney World, Florida
* Venetian Princess, a spoof video maker

Other locations

*Hythe Venetian Fete, a traditional carnival of Kent, England
*The Venetian Macao, a hotel and casino in Macau, China

Music and entertainment

*Venetian Snares, the performing name of Canadian breakcore/IDM musician Aaron Funk
*The Venetians (Australian band), a pop music band of the mid 1980s
*Venetian School, a group of music composers
* "The Anonymous Venetian" (film), 1970 Italian movie ("Anonimo Venziano") by E. M. Salerno
*"The Venetian Affair" (film), 1967 spy movie
*"The Venetian Twins" (musical comedy), 1979 play by Nick Enricht
*"The Venetians", 1892 novel by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
*"The Anonymous Venetian", 1994 book by Donna Leon

Other uses

* Venetian window blind
*Venetian ceruse, 16th century white lead based cosmetic, also known as "Windows of Saturn"
*Venetian red, an artist's pigment
*Venetian style shoe, a type of slipper resembling the venitian style barks
*Venetian soup
*Venetian mask, traditionally worn in the Venetian carnival


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  • Venetian — Ve*ne tian, a. [Cf. It. Veneziano, L. Venetianus.] Of or pertaining to Venice in Italy. [1913 Webster] {Venetian blind}, a blind for windows, doors, etc., made of thin slats, either fixed at a certain angle in the shutter, or movable, and in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • veneţian — VENEŢIÁN, Ă, veneţieni, e s.m. şi f., adj. 1. s.m. şi f. Persoană născută şi crescută în Veneţia. 2. adj., s.m. şi f. (Locuitor) din Veneţia. [pr.: ţi an] – Veneţia (n …   Dicționar Român

  • Venetian — bezeichnet: ein Luxushotel in Las Vegas; siehe Venetian Resort Hotel ein Luxushotel und Casino in Macao; siehe Venetian Macao Resort Hotel Casino eine Inselkette in Floria, Miami; siehe Venetian Islands einen Musikproduzenten; siehe Venetian… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Venetian — ball (glass paperweight containing colorful objects); venetian blind (horizontally slatted sun curtain); Venetian glass (ornamental glassware of the type made in Venice); Venetian red (dark orange red); Venetian window (palladian window) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Venetian — Ve*ne tian, n. 1. A native or inhabitant of Venice. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. Galligaskins. [Obs.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 3. A Venetian blind. [Colloq.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Venetian — early 15c., “native or resident of Venice,” from M.L. Venetianus, from Venetia (see VENICE (Cf. Venice)). Also probably in part from O.Fr. Venicien. As a kind of dress cloth, from 1710. Venetian blinds so called by 1791 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Venetiān — Venetiān, geköperter Futterstoff aus ägyptischer Baumwolle, englisches Fabrikat …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Venetian — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to Venice. ► NOUN ▪ a person from Venice …   English terms dictionary

  • Venetian — [və nē′shən] adj. of Venice or its people or culture n. a person born or living in Venice …   English World dictionary

  • Venetian — n. & adj. n. 1 a native or citizen of Venice in NE Italy. 2 the Italian dialect of Venice. 3 (venetian) = venetian blind. adj. of Venice. Phrases and idioms: venetian blind a window blind of adjustable horizontal slats to control the light.… …   Useful english dictionary


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