acqua alta

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian acqua alta ‎(high water).

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Acqua alta in St Mark's Square

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]

Noun[edit]

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acqua alta f ‎(plural acque alte)

  1. acqua alta (flooding in Venice)

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

acqua alta f (plural acque alte)

  1. acqua alta (regular flooding in Venice)