mantua

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man·tua

noun \ˈman(t)-sh(ə-)wə, ˈman-tə-wə\

Definition of MANTUA

:  a usually loose-fitting gown worn especially in the 17th and 18th centuries

Origin of MANTUA

modification of French manteau mantle
First Known Use: 1678

Man·tua

geographical name \ˈman-chə-wə, ˈmanch-wə, ˈmän-tü-ä\

Definition of MANTUA

commune N Italy in Lombardy WSW of Venice pop 47,969
Man·tu·an \ˈman-chə-wən, ˈmanch-wən, ˈman-tə-wən\ adjective or noun

Variants of MANTUA

Man·tua or Man·to·va \ˈmän-tō-vä\

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