• synonyms


  1. (in names of Italian derivation) a contraction of di and the article la: Andrea della Robbia.
Show More


  1. a female given name, form of Delia.
Show More
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for della

Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples

  • There was one which he did paint at once, however—though no one saw it but Della.

  • But Della drained her draught of joy to the dregs, and then tilted her cup anew.

    Tiverton Tales

    Alice Brown

  • Her eyes fell on Maria Addolorata, then on the Fattura della morte.

    A Spirit in Prison

    Robert Hichens

  • However we look at it, the figure cut in this story by della Croce is not heroic.

  • Can these have been of terra cotta of the della Robbia school?

    Portuguese Architecture

    Walter Crum Watson