Meaning of rialto


Pronunciation: (rē-al'tō), [key]
— pl. -tos.
  1. an exchange or mart.


Pronunciation: (rē-al'tō for 1, 2 also It. rē-äl'tô), [key]
— n.
  1. a commercial center in Venice, Italy, consisting of an island and the surrounding district.
  2. a bridge spanning the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy: constructed of marble in 1590.
  3. a city in SW California, near Los Angeles. 35,615.
  4. the theater district of a city or town, esp. the area around Broadway in New York City.
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