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n. pl. duo·mos
A cathedral, especially one in Italy.

[Italian; see dome.]


n, pl -mos
(Roman Catholic Church) an Italian cathedral


(ˈdwoʊ moʊ)

n., pl. -mos, -mi (-mi)
a cathedral, esp. in Italy.
[1540–50; < Italian; see dome]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.duomo - the principal Christian church building of a bishop's diocese
church building, church - a place for public (especially Christian) worship; "the church was empty"
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Ah, if you could but see my own dear Pisa, the Duomo, the cloisters of Campo Santo, the high Campanile, with the mellow throb of her bells upon the warm Italian air
No Milan to-do list could really be ticked off without a visit to the Duomo and particularly its rooftop.
No Milan to-do list could leave off a visit to the Duomo - or cathedral - and particularly its rooftop.
Of course you can't go to Milan and not incorporate some element of shopping every day, and the famous Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, the world's oldest and surely most ornate shopping mall, is so close to the Duomo it's no effort to include it.
Asked by the Inquirer how soon JFC planned to open its first store in Italy and where exactly its first shop would be, JFC chair Tony Tan Caktiong told the Inquirer that they were targeting-if there were no problems with permits-a store opening in September 2017 in the Duomo, Milan area.
Here, near the entry, are Lorenzo Ghiberti's renowned bronze "Gates of Paradise"--the actual 1425-52, nearly 5,000-pound doors that had adorned the Baptistery, opposite the Duomo, until they were replaced (for safekeeping) by copies.
The Duomo, the Cathedral of Messina dating to September 1197, was destroyed by the termolo (earthquake) in 1908.
Cha Tea Atelier is located in the center of Milan, near the Duomo, the historic gothic cathedral.
The Eiffel Tower is synonymous with Paris, and the Duomo in Florence pretty much defines that city's role as the birthplace of the Renaissance.
From top left: The Duomo Cathedral, Cimitero Monumentale and the spectacular Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (San Siro) |