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Noun: Venice  ve-nis
  1. The provincial capital of Veneto; built on 118 islands within a lagoon in the Gulf of Venice; has canals instead of streets; one of Italy's major ports and a famous tourist attraction
    "Venice was an important centre of trade with the East";
    - Venezia

Type of: city, metropolis, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: Venetia, Veneto, Venezia-Euganea

Encyclopedia: Venice, Louisiana