acqua alta

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian acqua alta (literally high water).

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Noun[edit]

acqua alta (uncountable)

  1. A phenomenon that regularly occurs in the city of Venice, Italy, typically during high and spring tide, involving the flooding of the most low-lying areas of Venice.

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Literally “high water”.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈak.kwa ˈal.ta/

Noun[edit]

acqua alta f (plural acque alte)

  1. (usually uncountable) acqua alta (regular flooding in Venice)

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian acqua alta (literally high water).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

acqua alta f (usually uncountable, plural acque alte)

  1. acqua alta (regular flooding in Venice)