Gioconda, La

[ lah joh-kon-duh, jee-uh-; Italian lah jaw-kawn-dah ]
/ ˌlɑ dʒoʊˈkɒn də, ˌdʒi ə-; Italian lɑ dʒɔˈkɔn dɑ /
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noun

an opera (1876) by Amilcare Ponchielli.

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Gioconda

/ (Italian dʒoˈkonda) /

noun

La Gioconda See Mona Lisa

Word Origin for Gioconda

Italian: the smiling (lady)

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Word Origin and History for gioconda

Gioconda

in La Gioconda, name of the da Vinci painting also known as the Mona Lisa, from Italian gioconda, fem. of giocondo, from Latin jocundus (see jocund).

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