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vəˈni ʃənvene·tian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Venetianadjective

    a resident of Venice

  2. Venetianadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of Venice or its people

    "Venetian glass"; "Venetian canals"


  1. Venetiannoun

    An inhabitant or a resident of Venice and the region of Venezia.

  2. Venetianadjective

    Of, from, or relating to Venice.

  3. Venetiannoun

    The Romance language spoken mostly in the Veneto region of Italy, sometimes considered to be a dialect of Italian. It should not be confused with Venetic, an extinct Indo-European language once spoken in the same area.

  4. Venetiannoun

    The form of this language spoken in Venice.

  5. Etymology: from Venetia.


  1. venetian

    Venetian typically refers to something related to Venice, a city in northeastern Italy known for its beautiful canals, architecture, and art. It can refer to a resident of Venice, the language spoken there, or to objects or practices originating from or connected to the city such as Venetian glass or Venetian blinds. In broader terms, it's used to characterize things that embody the cultural, historical, or aesthetic qualities associated with Venice.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Venetianadjective

    of or pertaining to Venice in Italy

  2. Venetiannoun

    a native or inhabitant of Venice

  3. Etymology: [Cf. It. Veneziano, L. Venetianus.]


  1. Venetian

    Similar to broadcloth, but not so glossy nor so satisfactory. Woven with a fine diagonal twilled face. Used for dresses, skirts, and suits.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Venetian

    vē-nē′shan, adj. of or belonging to Venice.—n. a native or inhabitant of Venice: a strong tape for Venetian-blinds: a domino.—n. Venē′tian-blind, a blind for windows formed of thin slips of wood, so hung as to admit of being set either edgewise or overlapping.—adj. Venē′tianed, furnished with Venetian-blinds.—ns. Venē′tian-glass, a delicate and beautiful glass made by the craftsmen of Venice into mirrors, cups, goblets, &c., its forms reflecting its Oriental origin, famous since the middle ages; Venē′tian-style, the type of the Renaissance architecture developed in Venice, highly decorative and original.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of venetian in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of venetian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of venetian in a Sentence

  1. Rick Turner:

    The best day of our whole trip was in Desenzano, we hired a speedboat and spent a few hours zooming up and down the lake – it was awesome. We were going round Garda Island, that huge palace [ the neo-gothic Villa Borghese, a Venetian-style mansion on Garda’s largest island ]. You could go wherever you wanted.

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