Ventura


Ventura

Ventura may refer to:

Places

*Ventura, California, US
*Ventura, Iowa, US
*Ventura County, California, US
*Las Venturas, San Andreas, a fictional city in "Grand Theft Auto" series of video games
*Ventura Boulevard, boulevard located in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles, California, US

People

* Ventura Rodriguez (1717-1785), Spanish architect and artist
* Charlie Ventura (1916-1992), American band leader
* Giampiero Ventura, Italian football coach
* Jean-Baptiste Ventura (ca. 1792-?), Italian-born soldier, mercenary and adventurer
* Jesse Ventura (born 1951), American wrestler, actor and politician
* Johnny Ventura (born 1940), Dominican composer and singer
* Lino Ventura (1919-1987), Italian-French movie actor
* Robin Ventura (born 1967), American baseball player
* Sheherazade Ventura (born 1974), English socialite and environmentalist
* Simona Ventura (born 1965), Italian TV hostess
* Viviane Ventura (born 1947), English actress and socialite
* Yolanda Ventura (born 1968), Spanish-born singer and actress
* Zuenir Ventura (born 1931), Brazilian journalist and writer
* Ace Ventura, a fictional character in several films

Transportation

* Ventura Bus Lines, Australian bus and coach company
* Ventura Freeway, connecting downtown Los Angeles with Ventura County, CA
* Lockheed Ventura, World War II aircraft
* Pontiac Ventura, automobile produced by General Motors
* MS "Ventura", a cruise ship

Other uses

* "Ventura Highway", a 1972 song by the band "America"
* Ventura printers, several businesses in Granada
* Corel Ventura, software package from Corel Corporation
* Paxman Ventura, diesel engine

See also

*Venture
*Boa Ventura (disambiguation)


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  • Ventura — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Charlie Ventura (1916–1992), US amerikanischer Jazz Musiker František Ventura (1894–1969), tschechoslowakischer Springreiter Giampiero Ventura (* 1948), italienischer Fußballtrainer Jesse Ventura (* 1951) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ventura — (Del lat. ventūra, pl. de ventūrum, lo por venir). 1. f. felicidad. 2. suerte. 3. Contingencia o casualidad. 4. Riesgo, peligro. 5. ant. Suceso o lance extraño, aventura. buena ventura. f. bu …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Ventura — [ven toor′ə] 〚< (San Buena)ventura (the official name) < Sp, lit., saint of good fortune〛 city in SW Calif., northwest of Los Angeles: pop. 101,000 * * * Ven·tu·ra (vĕn to͝orʹə) A city of southern California on the Pacific Ocean west of Los… …   Universalium

  • Ventura — puede referise a: Geografía Ventura, condado en California. Ventura, ciudad capital del condado homónimo. Biografías Enrique Ventura (1946 ), dibujante español, miembro del duo historietístico Ventura Nieto. Luis Ventura (1955 ), periodista… …   Wikipedia Español

  • ventura — s.f. [lat. ventūra, neutro pl. del part. fut. di venire venire : propr. le cose che verranno , quindi il futuro ]. [necessità che sembra determinare gli eventi e che appare esterna e superiore alla volontà umana] ▶◀ destino, (lett.) fato, fortuna …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • Ventura — Ventura, IA U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 670 Housing Units (2000): 319 Land area (2000): 1.729337 sq. miles (4.478961 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.640238 sq. miles (1.658208 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.369575 sq. miles (6.137169 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Ventura, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 670 Housing Units (2000): 319 Land area (2000): 1.729337 sq. miles (4.478961 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.640238 sq. miles (1.658208 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.369575 sq. miles (6.137169 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Ventura —   [v ],    1) [ven tʊəra], Charlie, eigentlich Charles Venturo [ven tʊərəʊ], amerikanischer Jazzmusiker (Tenorsaxophon), * Philadelphia (Pa.) 2. 12. 1916, ✝ Pleasantville (N. J.) 17. 1. 1992; spielte in den 40er Jahren in verschiedenen… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • ventura — buena ventura. → buenaventura …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • ventura — s. f. 1. Fortuna próspera; sorte. 2. Felicidade. 3. Destino; acaso. 4. Risco; perigo. 5. à ventura: sem a reflexão necessária. = AO ACASO, À SORTE …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa