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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English Venyse, from Old French Venise or Old Italian, from Medieval Latin Venetia, from Latin Veneti, an ancient (possibly Illyrian) tribe.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛnɪs/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛnɪs

Proper nounEdit

Venice (plural Venices)

  1. A maritime city and associated province of Veneto, Italy.
    • 2010, Graham Holderness, Shakespeare and Venice, →ISBN, page 141:
      As I indicated at the outset, for us Shakespeare's Venetian plays lie between the early modern republic described in Chapter 2, and all the subsequent Venices of our experience, education and imagination, []
  2. The historical maritime empire of Venice.
  3. A neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.

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  • Japanese: ベニス (Benisu), ヴェニス (Venisu)
  • Korean: 베니스 (Beniseu)
  • Mandarin: 威尼斯 (Wēinísī)
  • Welsh: Fenis

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Venice

  1. Alternative form of Venyse