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Venetian

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Definition relating to Venice or its people
  • She has a collection of Venetian glass.
  • The Venetians joined with France against the Duke of Milan,
    Nicolo Machiavelli  --  The Prince
  • Venetians = people of Venice
  • ROXANE (lifting her head, and looking down the distant alley): Soft golden brown, like a Venetian's hair.
    Edmond Rostand  --  Cyrano de Bergerac
  • The view out of my window, covered with venetian blinds, was old cypress trees draped in gray swaying moss.
    Peter Jenkins  --  A Walk Across America
  • In a book, called "the Golden Book," were recorded the names of all the children of Venetian noblemen.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • The only thing behind the Venetian blind is a hollow where a window should be.
    Haruki Murakami  --  After Dark
  • Then she saw the Venetian mirror down in the chimney's craw, flat and face-up in the cinders.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • I stood there, in total amazement at the striking of the bell in the Torre dell'Orologio, at the incredible paintings, at the rich Venetian colors.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao's Last Dancer
  • He moves to the window shaded by venetian blinds, pulls the cord to open the slats.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • XXV THE VISIT TO LORD POCOCURANTE, A NOBLE VENETIAN.
    Voltaire  --  Candide
  • The designer jeans emporium, the Venetian paper knickknack shop, the stocking boutique with its kicking neon leg.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat's Eye
  • That day I crossed the Venetian plain.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  A Farewell to Arms
  • As I served the hot chocolate and tidied the chamber, Madam rubbed her face with Venetian Bloom Water beauty wash, said to remove wrinkles.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Chains
  • I was the other day talking on the sea bank with certain Venetians, and thither comes the bauble, and falls thus about my neck,— OTHELLO.
    William Shakespeare  --  Othello, the Moor of Venice
  • When he returned to his office, Henderson adjusted the venetian blinds on his window, though the sun was on the other side of the building.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Though the Venetian blinds were down, light was filtering through the chinks, and the air stiflingly hot already.
    Albert Camus  --  The Stranger
  • The door was open to the street, no passers-by but Chinese, though at the windows the Venetian blinds slitted the sunlight as if everyone were hiding.
    Maxine Hong Kingston  --  The Woman Warrior
  • The venetian blinds were closed.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • The huge Venetian boatman behind him looked dreamily over Vic's shoulder.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • Before the cocktails appeared, in old Venetian glass, Martin demanded, "Doctor, what problems are you getting after now in your physiology?"
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith

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