Definitions

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  • proper n. A country in Europe, located in Rome, Italy. Official name: State of the Vatican City; The Holy See.

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  • n. the capital of the State of the Vatican City

Etymologies

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Italian Città del Vaticano ("Vatican City") from Latin Civitas Vaticana ("Vatican City"), referring to the Vatican hill, ultimately from Latin vaticinari ("to prophesy").

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