Vatican City

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EtymologyEdit

Calque of Italian Città del Vaticano, from Latin Cīvitās Vāticāna (Vatican City), referring to the Vatican hill, ultimately from vāticinor (I prophesy).

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  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈvæ.tɪ.kən ˈsɪt.i/
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Proper nounEdit

Vatican City

  1. A city-state in Southern Europe, an enclave within the city of Rome, Italy. Official name: Vatican City State.

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