Venetian

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From Venetia +‎ -an, from Latin Venetia (Venice).

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Venetian (not comparable)

  1. Of, from, or relating to Venice, Italian city.

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Venetian (plural Venetians)

  1. An inhabitant or a resident of Venice and the surrounding area.
  2. (colloquial) A Venetian blind.
    • 1859, Mowbray Thomson, The Story of Cawnpore:
      We never saw her ladyship, but the attendants told us, that the Venetians of her apartments were not impenetrably opaque from within, and that the old lady had seen us, and was concerned for our welfare.
  3. (obsolete, in the plural) galligaskins

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Venetian

 
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  1. The Romance language spoken mostly in the Veneto region of Italy. It should not be confused with Venetic, an extinct Indo-European Italic language once spoken in the same area.
  2. The form of this language spoken in Venice.

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