from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A region of northeast Italy bordering on the Adriatic Sea, roughly coextensive with the historical region of Venetia.

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  • proper n. A region of northern Italy.

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  • n. a region of northeastern Italy on the Adriatic


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  • The Veneto is the Italian region to which I feel the greatest bond since I went to university there (Padua) and I spent three summers playing music there (Belluno).

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  • I think I recall A "Veneto", but I'm not sure, and a Don Quixote, again not sure.

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  • Mosque building has proved a contentious issue in Italy, especially in high-immigrant northern regions such as Veneto and Milan and its surrounding areas.

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  • An early source of inspiration and education was the Veneto home of her mother-in-law, Countess Cristiana Brandolini.

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  • Via Veneto, principal setting for the actual "La Dolce Vita" 1960, was in Fellini's day a café-lined thoroughfare whose luxury hotels drew Hollywood stars, Arab princes, society gadflies and the paparazzi who clung to them like ivy.

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  • Yet he shows it deserted, when the night is still young back on the Via Veneto.

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  • The Via Veneto of the third millennium is staid, its hotels mostly owned by bland chains, its sidewalk café tables imprisoned in ugly steel gazebos.

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  • For example, in Piedmont there is the Barbera grape, while in the Veneto, the Corvina grape of Valpolicella and Amarone has a spicy, bitter note.

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  • Curiously, the Passion in Venice catalog suggests that the Man of Sorrows was "a figure that sustained faith and piety across three centuries of art in Venice and the Veneto."

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  • “The Trevi Fountain is just a little east of Via Veneto, about a half mile from the Spanish Steps.”

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