Of, from, or relating to Venice.
2. noun
a) An inhabitant or a resident of Venice and the region of Venezia.
b) The Romance language spoken mostly in the Veneto region of Italy, sometimes considered to be a dialect of Italian. It should not be confused with Venetic, an extinct Indo-European language once spoken in the same area.

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