duomo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian duomo.

Noun[edit]

duomo ‎(plural duomos or duomi)

  1. A cathedral.
    • Alfred, Lord Tennyson
      Of tower or duomo, sunny sweet.
    • 1914, E. V. Lucas, A Wanderer in Venice
      There was no doubt as to the direction, with the campanile of the duomo as a beacon.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin domus.

Noun[edit]

duomo m ‎(plural duomi)

  1. the principal church of a city (not having an episcopal throne)
  2. a cathedral