[ vuh-nee-shee-uh, -shuh ]
/ vəˈni ʃi ə, -ʃə /


an ancient district in NE Italy: later a Roman province bounded by the Alps, the Po River, and the Adriatic Sea.
a female given name. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for venetia

/ (vɪˈniːʃə) /


the area of ancient Italy between the lower Po valley and the Alps: later a Roman province
the territorial possessions of the medieval Venetian republic that were at the head of the Adriatic and correspond to the present-day region of Veneto and a large part of Friuli-Venezia Giulia
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