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traghetto

Line breaks: tra|ghetto
Pronunciation: /traˈɡɛtəʊ
 
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Definition of traghetto in English:

noun (plural traghetti /traˈɡɛti/)

1(In Venice) a landing place or jetty for gondolas.
Example sentences
  • Near to this there is the traghetto stop of San Sofia which is bang opposite the Peshcheria or Fish Market.
  • Do get as detailed a map of the city as you can, and make sure it shows all the vaporetto and traghetto stops.
  • Look for traghetto signs and hand your fare to the gondolier when you board.
1.1A gondola ferry.
Example sentences
  • As our river bus weaves in and out among the swarm of vaporetti, traghetti, gondolas and private craft, Venice begins to reveal itself.
  • He takes off his head gear and the flippers and then takes the traghetto across to our side.
  • Otherwise you can choose between the other modes of transport: vaporetto, traghetto, gondola and water taxi.

Origin

Italian.

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