noun, plural ri·dot·tos.
Origin of ridotto
Examples from the Web for ridotto
I also met the sensible Lady Helen Windsor at the Ridotto, who had obviously come to the same conclusion as McAlpine.
Bettina von Hase reports from the Ridotto, where Casanova once roamed.
The Ridotto was the first gambling locale in Europe, for hundreds of years a symbol of Venetian decadence.
He is coming to the Ridotto Room to-day, as he hopes to find you there.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume III (of 3)|Alexander Wheelock Thayer
I'd be marked at the first ridotto or masquerade I showed my face in.Madame Flirt|Charles E. Pearce
I had danced with my lover at the ridotto on the preceding evening, and there perhaps our eyes betrayed us.The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, Volume I|Tobias Smollett
He would sometimes return early from assembly, rout, or ridotto to pay a visit to Mr. Ripple.The Passionate Elopement|Compton Mackenzie