Gulf of Venice

Gulf of Venice
an arm of the Adriatic Sea
Instance Hypernyms: ↑gulf
Part Holonyms: ↑Adriatic, ↑Adriatic Sea

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  • Venice —    Greatest of the Italian maritime republics. Its traditional foundation date is 421, but more likely is a date after 568 when refugees fled there to escape the Lombards (q.v.). Its location on a lagoon in the Gulf of Venice (part of the… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Venice — Ven•ice [[t]ˈvɛn ɪs[/t]] n. 1) geg Italian, Venezia 2) a seaport in NE Italy, built on numerous small islands in the Lagoon of Venice. 361,722. 2) geg Gulf of, the N arm of the Adriatic Sea 3) geg Lagoon of, an inlet of the Gulf of Venice …   From formal English to slang

  • Gulf of Trieste — The Gulf of Trieste ( it. Golfo di Trieste, sl. Tržaški zaliv, hr. Tršćanski zaljev, de. Golf von Triest) is a shallow bay of the Adriatic Sea, in the extreme northern part of the Mediterranean Sea. It is part of the Gulf of Venice and is shared… …   Wikipedia

  • Venice — or Italian Venezia or Latin Venetia geographical name city & port NE Italy capital of Veneto, on islands in Lagoon of Venice (inlet of Gulf of Venice) population 308,717 • Venetian adjective or noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Venice — noun 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 (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑Venezia • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Venice High School (Venice, Florida) — Venice High School is a secondary school located in Venice, Florida which educates students in grades 9 12.HistoryVenice High School, which was built in the late 50s, has been criticized for its aged buildings. Recently, a new music suite housing …   Wikipedia

  • Venice — [ven′is] 1. seaport in N Italy built on more than 100 small islands in the Lagoon of Venice: formerly a maritime city state extending over most of Venetia & Dalmatia: pop. 306,000: It. name VENEZIA 2. Gulf of N end of the Adriatic: c. 60 mi (97… …   English World dictionary

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