Venetia

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

noun

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.

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Venetia
/ (vɪˈniːʃə) /

noun

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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