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[dwoh-moh] /ˈdwoʊ moʊ/
noun, plural duomos, duomi
[dwoh-mee] /ˈdwoʊ mi/ (Show IPA)
cathedral, especially in Italy.
Origin of duomo
From Italian, dating back to 1540-50; See origin at dome Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Sitting on the steps of the duomo we seem to feel it creep up round our feet telling us stories of a past which is immortal.

    The Story of Perugia Margaret Symonds
  • The pale, tragic face of the girl I had encountered in the duomo haunted me.

    The Stretton Street Affair William Le Queux
  • The duomo at Milan was squat, ugly, overrated, and the hotel charges in that city were most exorbitant.

    The Recipe for Diamonds Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne
  • I went to the duomo and waited near that side-chapel where I had first seen them.

    The Stretton Street Affair William Le Queux
  • There are several ways of returning to the duomo from the Piazza della Giustizia.

    The Story of Perugia Margaret Symonds
  • At his death he was entombed with great ceremony in the duomo.

  • Compare Turiddu came early and we went to the duomo to see the Gloria.

    Castellinaria Henry Festing Jones
  • Thus we crossed the square, and went to the duomo, to render thanks.

    The Strolling Saint Raphael Sabatini
  • The air is so clear that one can go nigh to counting the marbles on the duomo walls.

    Alas! Rhoda Broughton

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