Definition of Marriage of the Adriatic in English:

Marriage of the Adriatic

Line breaks: Marriage of the Adri|at¦ic

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  • A ceremony formerly held on Ascension Day in Venice to symbolize the city’s sea power, during which the doge dropped a ring into the water from his official barge.

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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody