Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A seaside quay; primarily, a landing-place: in Venice [capitalized], specific ally applied to the great quay which reaches from the Ducal Palace to the Public Garden in the Fondamenta degli Schiavone.

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Examples

  • A labyrinth of tiny roads, which are called calli, corti and fondamenta , weaves around the multicolored buildings.

    Awakening the Sleepy Island of Burano

  • Forse avrete notato che non parlo spesso di lavoro qui...questo e' in parte perche' sono sempre un po titubante a dire troppo in un 'luogo' pubblico, e in parte perche' finora il grosso del mio lavoro e' stato 'gettare le fondamenta' per la ricerca che ho in programma di fare.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Ne ho fatta una foto di 300 gradi o qualcosa sulla fondamenta vicino di Il Redentore .... ma non 360.

    Wither Thom Price?

  • We've got a table on the fondamenta along the Canale della Guidecca.

    In Venice soon. Finally.

  • Notice the woman on the third floor ... she's in the process of lowering a basket with the door key to the two men on the fondamenta.

    Giudecca at the End of the 19th Century

  • In Venice for the first month of a year and a half stay, I was having a coffee on the fondamenta with a well-educated, middle-aged, worldly Italian woman.

    Veniceblog:

  • Four families are left homeless from a top-floor fire in a house on fondamenta San Girolamo.

    Veniceblog:

  • A South African architect trapped in an apartment fire architect is saved by firefighters on fondamenta delle Romite in Dorsoduro.

    Veniceblog:

  • After looking down the entire length of the fondamenta, Celeste drew him through this open portal.

    The Kaisho

  • This was the reason the campo and the convent were so well fortified, 'Celeste said, as they went down the fondamenta.

    The Kaisho

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