Veneti

[ven-i-tahy]
plural noun
  1. an ancient people of NE Italy absorbed by Rome after the Second Punic War.
  2. an ancient Celtic people of Brittany, conquered by Julius Caesar, 56 b.c.
Also Ven·e·tes [ven-i-teez] /ˈvɛn ɪˌtiz/.

Origin of Veneti

From Latin

Venezia

[ve-ne-tsyah]
noun
  1. Also Venetia. Also called Ve·ne·to [ve-ne-taw] /ˈvɛ nɛ tɔ/. a region in NE Italy. 7095 sq. mi. (18,375 sq. km).
  2. Italian name of Venice.
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British Dictionary definitions for veneti

Veneti

noun the Veneti
  1. (functioning as plural) an ancient people who established themselves at the head of the Adriatic around 950 bc, later becoming Roman subjects

Venezia

noun
  1. the Italian name for Venice
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