Citta del Vaticano

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Città del Vaticano

(tʃitˈta del vatiˈkaːno)
(Placename) the Italian name for Vatican City
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Noun1.Città del Vaticano - the capital of the State of the Vatican CityCitta del Vaticano - the capital of the State of the Vatican City
Vatican, Vatican Palace - the residence of the Catholic Pope in the Vatican City
Holy See, State of the Vatican City, The Holy See - the smallest sovereign state in the world; the see of the Pope (as the Bishop of Rome); home of the Pope and the central administration of the Roman Catholic Church; achieved independence from Italy in 1929
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References in periodicals archive ?
--, Legami inter-ordinamentali recenti tra Santa Sede e Stato della Citta del Vaticano in materia sanzionatoria e di controllo finanziario, Ephemerides Iuris Canonici 55 (2015) 307-326.
ALVAREZ DE LA ASTURIAS, N., Discernimento Vocazionale e idoneita al presbiterato nella tradizione canonica latina, Citta del Vaticano: Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2018, 212 pp., 18 x 24,5 cm, ISBN 978-88-266-0141-0.
The now famous licence plate, inset, - SCV 1 - means Stato della Citta del Vaticano or "Vatican City".
(4) Stato Della Citta del Vaticano, "Popolazione," March 1, 2011.
License plates on cars registered in Vatican City bear the abbreviation SCV for Stato della Citta del Vaticano. The local joke in Rome is that the initials really stand for Se Cristo Vedesse, "If Christ could only see!" It's a reminder that the Vatican might seem strange indeed to a poor Galilean carpenter.
Prefazione di Giuseppe Mazzotta, Libreria Editrice Vaticana: Citta del Vaticano, 2009; 190 pp.; 9788820981457, 15,30 [euro] (brossura)
SCV stands for either Stato della Citta del Vaticano or Status Civitatis Vaticanae, depending on which cardinal you ask.
The registration plate reads SCV 1, which stands for Stato della Citta del Vaticano, the Italian name of the Vatican state.