Share this entry

Rialto Syllabification: Ri·al·to
Pronunciation: /rēˈaltō/ /-ˈäl-/

Definition of Rialto in English:

1A city in southwestern California, west of San Bernardino; population 98,700 (est. 2008).
2An island in Venice, Italy, that contains the old mercantile quarter of medieval Venice. The Rialto Bridge, completed in 1591, crosses the Grand Canal between Rialto and the San Marco Islands.

Definition of Rialto in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day haughty
Pronunciation: ˈhɔːti
adjective
arrogantly superior and disdainful