mantua

noun
man·​tua | \ˈman(t)-sh(ə-)wə, ˈman-tə-wə\

Definition of mantua 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

Mantua

geographical name
Man·​tua | \ˈman-chə-wə, ˈmanch-wə, ˈmän-tü-ä\
variants: or Mantova \ ˈmän-​tō-​vä \

Definition of Mantua (Entry 2 of 2)

commune on the Mincio River west-southwest of Venice in the region of Lombardy, northern Italy population 47,969

Other Words from mantua

Geographical name

Mantuan \ ˈman-​chə-​wən , ˈmanch-​wən, ˈman-​tə-​wən \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of mantua

Noun

1678, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mantua

Noun

modification of French manteau mantle

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