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

[Italian; see dome.]
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n, pl -mos
(Roman Catholic Church) an Italian cathedral
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(ˈdwoʊ moʊ)

n., pl. -mos, -mi (-mi)
a cathedral, esp. in Italy.
[1540–50; < Italian; see dome]
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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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References in classic literature ?
The great Duomo's bell Has not yet tolled its midnight, and the watchmen Who with their hollow horns mock the pale moon, Lie drowsy in their towers.
The Duomo, close at hand, is one of the finest cathedrals in Europe.
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!
On 24 February 1600 they ordered two altarpieces for the Duomo, one for the S.
The 30 model replicas, including the Leaning Tower of Pisa, a six-foot version of Venice's Rialto Bridge and a pint-size version of Florence's Duomo, are putting his hillside garden, between Dolgellau and Machynlleth, firmly on the tourist map.
The centre of the city is dominated by the imposing Duomo Palace - the first place most visitors head for on their arrival.
Talk to a waiter in a restaurant or mention Birmingham to locals idling away a mild evening at a cafe flanking the Piazza del Duomo and you'll illicit nothing more than a quizzical stare.
It's worth paying and queuing to climb the 463 steps inside the Duomo for a sublime view of the city.
The Tower of London, worth pounds 56billion to the UK, comes in fifth place behind Barcelona's Sagrada Familia cathedral and the Duomo cathedral in Milan followed by Madrid's Prado Museum and Stonehenge.
Headly Headly Headly HeadlyHeadly HeadlyHeadly Headly HeadlyHeadly HeadlyHeadly Headly HeadlyHeadly HeadlyHeadly Headly HeadlyHeadly HeadlyHeadly Headly HeadlyHeadly HeadlyHeadly Headly HeadlyHeadly HeadlyHeadly HeadlyHeadly Headly Headly The best panorama - sometimes stretching as far as the Alps - can be enjoyed from the roof terraces of the Duomo, which you can get to either by climbing just over 250 steps or by taking the lift (duomomilano.it); 9am-7pm daily.
Sadly for the romantics, the site of the Florence colliery in Stoke is about as far from the splendid piazza del Duomo as you can get.
If you don't want to hit the shops you can just absorb the beauty of this historic city and visit the Duomo, one of the world's largest and most striking cathedrals.