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Ven·ice

 (vĕn′ĭs)
1. A city of northeast Italy on islets within a lagoon in the Gulf of Venice, an inlet of the Adriatic Sea. Founded in the 6th century ad by refugees fleeing the Lombard invaders who had gained control of the mainland, it became a major maritime power by the 13th century and spread its influence over northern Italy and the eastern Mediterranean by the 15th century. Its territories were gradually lost to the Turks, and in 1797 it passed to Austria. Venice was ceded to Italy in 1866. It is a tourist and commercial center known for its canals.
2. A district of Los Angeles, California, on Santa Monica Bay. Laid out with canals in the early 1900s, it is known for its beach and bohemian culture.
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Venice

(ˈvɛnɪs)
n
(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: 271 073 (2001). Italian name: Venezia
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Ven•ice

(ˈvɛn ɪs)

n.
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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Venice - the provincial capital of VenetoVenice - 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
Venetia, Veneto, Venezia-Euganea - a region of northeastern Italy on the Adriatic
Grand Canal - the major waterway in Venice, Italy
Venetian - a resident of Venice
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Translations
Benátky
Venetsia
Velence
Venezia
Wenecja
Benátky
Benetke
Venedig

Venice

[ˈvenɪs] NVenecia f
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Venice

[ˈvɛnɪs] nVenise
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Venice

nVenedig nt
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Venice

[ˈvɛnɪs] nVenezia
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References in periodicals archive ?
Thursday, November 29 ROHM Presents Eine Nacht in Venedig (A Night In Venice) The Royal Opera House Muscat will present Johann Strauss' brilliant comedy of errors, Eine Nacht in Venedig (A Night in Venice) on Thursday 29 and Friday 30th November at 7:00pm in an entertaining ROHM co-production with Opera de Lyon.
Marco Armiliato will lead the Orchestra of Opera de Bilbao and Chorus of Gran Teatre del Liceu in Puccini's Madama Butterfly; and, Daniele Rustioni, the compelling young Principal Conductor of the Opera de Lyon, will lead that orchestra in Strauss' operetta, Eine Nacht in Venedig (A Night in Venice).
Mein herz und meine seele bleibt in venedig, ihr wollt, dass ich gehe, aber ich bleib' auf ewig.
See Matteo Bertele, Sandra Frimmel, 'Einfuhrung', in La nuova arte sovietica: una prospettiva non ufficiale/ZKK Rereading: Die Dissens-Biennale 1977 in Venedig, eds.
"Wilde and the model of homosexuality in Mann's Tod in Venedig." CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture.
Europaische Musiker in Venedig, Rom und Neapel (1650-1750) = Les musiciens europeens a Venise, Rome et Naples (1650-1750) = Musicisti europei a Venezia, Roma e Napoli (1650-1750).
The UBC Opera Ensemble might have been presenting Eine Naclit in Venedig (A Night in Venice) at the Chan Centre in February, but the romping kaleidoscope of colour, song and dance was pure Johann Strauss Vienna.
Die beiden seltenen Beispiele der Motive "Night" und "Ocean" erzielten bei uns neue Rekordpreise und setzen nach "Aufenthalten" in Venedig, Texas und Osterreich ihre Reise nun in einer franzosischen Sammlung fort.