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Bridge of Sighs

Pronunciation: /ˈˌbrij əv ˈsīz/
A 16th-century enclosed bridge in Venice between the Doges' Palace and the state prison, originally crossed by prisoners on their way to torture or execution.

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Syllabification: Bridge of Sighs

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