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Origin of Venetian
OTHER WORDS FROM Venetiannon-Ve·ne·tian, adjective, noun
Words nearby Venetian
Example sentences from the Web for Venetian
The Venetian merchant is literally betting his ships will come in.The cloud of impeachment hangs over the markets—even Bitcoin is sinking|Bernhard Warner|January 11, 2021|Fortune
The Venetian, like many hotels in Vegas, is outsize and noisy.
The Venetian police force is headquartered in the former convent, Santa Zaccaria, another site that has seen more exciting days.
As the story goes, many Venetian nuns were noble women forced into the convent to save their families from bankruptcy.
When the call came, Muddy was out on the truck—he had a job delivering venetian blinds.The Stacks: How Leonard Chess Helped Make Muddy Waters|Alex Belth|August 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Page Six says they dined on mussel soup, crayfish and artichoke risotto at a tony Venetian restaurant.Venice Wedding Bells for George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin?|Barbie Latza Nadeau|June 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The windows on the first three floors are covered by closed venetian blinds, but the windows on the other floors are bare.Jimmy Breslin on JFK’s Assassination: Two Classic Columns|Jimmy Breslin|November 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He proceeded straight to Venice, and it may as well be acknowledged at once, Venetian art left him cold, if not indifferent.Bastien Lepage|Fr. Crastre
It is probable, and it suffices; and stories about this dry sea may easily have been spread by Venetian sailors.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
From the pommel of his saddle hung a Venetian casque, which he had doffed for a turban, a more comfortable head-gear on the route.
But Lombardy and the Venetian territory would together with Piedmont form too large, too threatening a state.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
The third inscription deals again with a defeat of the Venetian fleet, by Luciano Doria in 1379.Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa|Edward Hutton