- Italian Venezia. a seaport in NE Italy, built on numerous small islands in the Lagoon of Venice.
- Gulf of, the N arm of the Adriatic Sea.
- a town in SW Florida.
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By the way, I saw Good Kill at Venice and really enjoyed it.Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange
December 27, 2014
[Me and George] met at the Venice Film Festival years ago, and sort of tore the place up.Bill Murray’s Words of Wisdom: On Comedy, the Greatness of In-N-Out, and Searching For Great Love
October 10, 2014
Over the past few days, photos have trickled out showing the happy couple and their guests zipping around Venice on posh boats.Screw George Clooney—Amal Alamuddin Is the Catch
September 30, 2014
The Hollywood and over-the-top nuptials were a rare bit of good news for the world—and even for the striking workers of Venice.An Affair to Remember for George and Amal
Barbie Latza Nadeau
September 29, 2014
At some point tomorrow, the wedding party will have ended and life will go back to normal for the couple—and Venice.After the Wedding: George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin in Venice
Barbie Latza Nadeau
September 28, 2014
Greece was conquered by the men of Venice and then by the Turks.Buried Cities, Part 2
Who was likely to take any trouble to hinder his return to Venice?
It would be pleasant to take a modest competence with me to Venice.
How huge Venice had grown during these five-and-twenty years!
It was true that in Venice the children were playing with his gold pieces.
- a port in NE Italy, capital of Veneto region, built on over 100 islands and mud flats in the Lagoon of Venice (an inlet of the Gulf of Venice at the head of the Adriatic): united under the first doge in 697 ad; became an independent republic and a great commercial and maritime power, defeating Genoa, the greatest rival, in 1380; contains the Grand Canal and about 170 smaller canals, providing waterways for city transport. Pop: 271 073 (2001)Italian name: Venezia Related adjective: Venetian
Word Origin and History for venice
from Medieval Latin Venetia, from Veneti (Greek Ouenetoi), name of an ancient people of Illyrian origin.