Definition of Rialto

1. a marketplace [n -TOS] - See also: marketplace



Lexicographical Neighbors of Rialto

rhytidome
rhytidomes
rhytidoplasty
rhytidosis
rhytidosis retinae
rhytids
rhytina
rhytinas
rhyton
rhytons
rhæa
riad
riads
rial
rials
rialto (current term)
rialtos
riancies
riancy
riant
riantly
rias
riata
riatas
rib
rib-cage
rib-cages
rib-tickler
rib cage
rib cages

Literary usage of Rialto

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Glossary to the Works of William Shakespeare by Alexander Dyce (1902)
"rialto— The, MV i. 3. 20; 39; 108; iii. i. 1548: The rialto— said to be so named from riva alia—is one of the largest of the islands on which Venice is ..."

2. The Story of Venice by Thomas Okey (1905)
"Giacomo doll' Orio WE proceed by the Merceria to the rialto bridge, which we cross, and in the campo on the farther side find the *")'-"' EDICT STONE, ..."

3. The Story of Venice by Thomas Okey (1907)
"This spot, Shakespeare's rialto, was the focus of the commercial life of the old Republic. The colonnade was covered ..."

4. Venice as Seen and Described by Famous Writers edited by Esther Singleton (1905)
"Originally, the spot where the rialto rises was the heart of Venice, one of those islets of that group of islands which at a later period were to form ..."

5. Venice as Seen and Described by Famous Writers edited by Esther Singleton (1905)
"Originally, the spot where the rialto rises was the heart of Venice, one of those islets of that group of islands which at a later period were to form ..."

6. The Tourist in Italy by Thomas Roscoe (1831)
"THE rialto. There Is a glorious city in the sea; The sea is in the broad, the narrow streets. Ebbing and flowing; and the salt sea weed Clings to the marble ..."

7. The Tourist in Italy by Thomas Roscoe (1831)
"THE rialto. There is a glorious city in the sea; The sea is in the broad, the narrow streets, Ebbing and flowing; and the salt sea weed Clings to the marble ..."

8. Venice on Foot: With the Itinerary of the Grand Canal and Several Direct by Hugh A. Douglas (1907)
"This part of Venice as far as the Ponte di rialto used to be called the ... (L) STREET LEADING TO PONTE DI rialto (no name visible). ..."

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