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Trevi Fountain Syllabification: Tre·vi Foun·tain
Pronunciation: /ˌtrevē ˈfount(ə)n/

Definition of Trevi Fountain in English:

The largest and most famous of the fountains of Rome, situated at the intersection of three roads, built in 1735 by architect Nicola Salvi (1697–1751), and decorated by artists of the Bernini school.

Origin

From Italian tri vie 'three roads'.

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