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dolce vita

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noun dol·ce vi·ta \ˌdōl-chā-ˈvē-(ˌ)tä\

Definition of dolce vita

  1. :  a life of indolence and self-indulgence —called also la dolce vita



Origin and Etymology of dolce vita

Italian, literally, sweet life


First Known Use: 1961


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