[ awr-vee-ey-toh, -et-oh; Italian awr-vye-taw ]
/ ˌɔr viˈeɪ toʊ, -ˈɛt oʊ; Italian ɔrˈvyɛ tɔ /
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a white wine, from dry to sweet, from Umbria, Italy.
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Origin of Orvieto
First recorded in 1665–75
Words nearby Orvieto
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How to use Orvieto in a sentence
By the direct road the mountains of Orvieto and Montepulciano rise grimly to the left.
One enters Viterbo, forty-seven kilometres from Orvieto, by the highroad to Rome.
They were near Orvieto when the car broke down; Vincenzo was out on the road at once, but his master sat quite still.Olive in Italy|Moray Dalton
The portion of the has-reliefs of Orvieto, given in the opposite plate, will show the importance of the jointing.
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British Dictionary definitions for Orvieto
/ (Italian orˈvjɛːto) /
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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