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Orvieto

[ awr-vee-ey-toh, -et-oh; Italian awr-vye-taw ]
/ ˌɔr viˈeɪ toʊ, -ˈɛt oʊ; Italian ɔrˈvyɛ tɔ /
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noun

a white wine, from dry to sweet, from Umbria, Italy.

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Origin of Orvieto

First recorded in 1665–75

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British Dictionary definitions for Orvieto

Orvieto
/ (Italian orˈvjɛːto) /

noun

a market town in central Italy, in Umbria: Etruscan remains. Pop: 20 705 (2001)Latin name: Urbs Vetus (ˈʊəbz ˈviːtəs)
a light white wine from this region
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