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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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