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(Placename) a port in NE Italy, capital of Veneto region, built on over 100 islands and mud flats in the Lagoon of Venice (an inlet of the Gulf of Venice at the head of the Adriatic): united under the first doge in 697 ad; became an independent republic and a great commercial and maritime power, defeating Genoa, the greatest rival, in 1380; contains the Grand Canal and about 170 smaller canals, providing waterways for city transport. Pop.: 277 305 (2000 est.) Italian name Venezia Related adj Venetian
Ven•ice (ˈvɛn ɪs)
1. Italian, Venezia. a seaport in NE Italy, built on numerous small islands in the Lagoon of Venice. 361,722.
2. Gulf of, the N arm of the Adriatic Sea.
3. Lagoon of, an inlet of the Gulf of Venice.
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Bride of the sea
Bridge of Sighs
Christine de Pisan
Their name had been mixed up ages before with one of the greatest names of the century, and they lived now in Venice in obscurity, on very small means, unvisited, unapproachable, in a dilapidated old palace on an out-of-the-way canal: this was the substance of my friend's impression of them.
"Don't talk about Venice to our Doge," put in the fiddle, "or you will start him off, and he has stowed away a couple of bottles as it is-- has the prince
My lord tried to get it for longer; he says the quiet of Venice is good for his nerves.
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Veniamin Lvovich Zuskin
Veniamin Mikhailovich Tarnovskii
Veniamin Nikolaevich Solovev
Veniamin Petrovich Semenov-Tian-Shanskii
Veniamin Timofeevich Chistalev
Veniaminov, Ivan Evseevich
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Venice Basketball League
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Venice International University
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