Definition of Venetian glass in English:

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Venetian glass

Pronunciation: /vəˈnēSHən ɡlas/


Decorative glassware of a type associated with Venice, especially the nearby island of Murano.
Example sentences
  • She drank in the Venetian glass on the windows, the painted scenes of Christ, and the softness of the Church.
  • Silver was most commonly used for wine drinking vessels until the Venetian glass industry burgeoned in the 16th century.
  • The fashion for the historical coincided with the revival of the Venetian glass industry in the 1840s.

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Syllabification: Ve·ne·tian glass

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