Mona Lisa

[ moh-nuh lee-suh, lee-zuh ]
/ ˈmoʊ nə ˈli sə, ˈli zə /

noun

(Italian La Gioconda), a portrait (1503?–05?) by Leonardo da Vinci.

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British Dictionary definitions for mona lisa

Mona Lisa
/ (ˈməʊnə ˈliːzə) /

noun

a portrait of a young woman painted by Leonardo da Vinci, admired for her enigmatic smileAlso called: La Gioconda
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Cultural definitions for mona lisa

Mona Lisa

A painting by Leonardo da Vinci of a woman with a mysterious smile. It is one of the most readily recognized paintings in the world.

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