Meaning of Venezia Giulia

Ve•ne•zia Giu•lia

Pronunciation: (ve-ne'tsyä j'lyä), [key]
  1. a former region of NE Italy, at the N end of the Adriatic: now mainly in Croatia and Slovenia. The larger part, including the area surrounding the Free Territory of Trieste, was ceded to Yugoslavia 1947; the part remaining in Italy merged with Udine to form Friuli-Venezia Giulia.
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