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duomo

[ dwoh-moh ]

noun

, plural duo·mos, duo·mi [dwoh, -mee].
  1. cathedral, especially in Italy.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of duomo1

From Italian, dating back to 1540–50; dome

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Example Sentences

Instead, they waited until it was over before visiting a boutique near the duomo to buy underwear for Amanda.

Even on the dusty way from Pietrasanta, at every turn of the road one has half expected to see the leaning tower and the Duomo.

It is generally out of such a shadowy street as this that one comes into the dazzling Piazza del Duomo.

The Duomo is a basilica with nave and double aisles , with 110a transept flanked with aisles, covered by a dome over the crossing.

It encircled the Duomo—a most splendid and unique thing, only possible, I think, in Pisa.

Yet it is not the Duomo alone that thus lives in the hearts of the Florentines, but the whole Piazza.

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