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


(Italian ˈvɛːneto)
(Placename) a region of NE Italy, on the Adriatic: mountainous in the north with a fertile plain in the south, crossed by the Rivers Po, Adige, and Piave. Capital: Venice. Pop: 4 577 408 (2003 est). Area: 18 377 sq km (7095 sq miles). Also called: Venezia-Euganea


(ˈvɛn ɪˌtoʊ, ˈveɪ nɪ-)
a region in NE Italy. 4,415,000; 7090 sq. mi. (18,364 sq. km). Cap.: Venice.
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Noun1.Veneto - a region of northeastern Italy on the AdriaticVeneto - a region of northeastern Italy on the Adriatic
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
Padova, Padua, Patavium - a city in Veneto
Venezia, Venice - the provincial capital of Veneto; built on 118 islands within a lagoon in the Gulf of Venice; has canals instead of streets; one of Italy's major ports and a famous tourist attraction
Verona - a city in Veneto on the River Adige