from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to Venice, Italy, or its people, language, or culture.
- n. A native or inhabitant of Venice, Italy.
- n. The variety of Italian spoken in Venice.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, from, or relating to Venice.
- n. An inhabitant or a resident of Venice and the region of Venezia.
- proper n. The Romance language spoken mostly in the Veneto region of Italy, sometimes considered to be a dialect of Italian. It should not be confused with Venetic, an extinct Indo-European language once spoken in the same area.
- proper n. The form of this language spoken in Venice.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to Venice in Italy.
- n. A native or inhabitant of Venice.
- n. Galligaskins.
- n. A Venetian blind.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the city, province, or former republic of Venice, in northern Italy, on the edge of the Adriatic.
- n. A native of Venice.
- n. [lowercase] plural A particular fashion of hose or breeches reaching below the knee, originally brought from Venice: same as galligaskins, 1.
- n. A Venetian blind.
- n. plural A heavy kind of tape or braid made for Venetian blinds, to hold the slats in place.
- n. Same as domino, 2.
- n. A kind of soft woolen cloth with a closely finished face.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a resident of Venice
- adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Venice or its people
But he did well enough to allow them to move up to a handsome two-story house in Venetian Isles with a dock on the canal.
(We know first-hand that The Venetian is having trouble.)
Gondoliers in Venetian clothing propel the boats, which were used for centuries as the chief means of transportation within Venice, Italy, through the water with a single oar.
I made notes like "men speaking in Venetian dialect", thinking it would be super-useful for authentic period background chatter, only to discover (of course) that there isn't an Italian word in the film, other than "Casanova".
I always keep an eye out for digital archives that might contain Venetian material.
What is it that finally makes Count Volpi participate in Venetian society, if only for one night at the Save Venice ball?
More important, he heard America singing, and talking, even when he was glamorously expatriated in Venetian palaces, Riviera chateaux, and South Seas luxury hideaways.
Author Jan Morris wrote a hilarious bit on this subject in The World Of Venice: Every Venetian is a connoissuer, with a strong bias towards the local product.
Courtesans once held a place in Venetian society that could occasionally border on the exhalted, as the careers of brilliant women like the famed Veronica Franco illustrate.
Beyond Venice: Glass in Venetian Style, 1500 - 1750
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