rialto

noun
ri·​al·​to | \ rē-ˈal-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce rialto (audio) \
plural rialtos

Definition of rialto

 (Entry 1 of 2)

2 : a theater district

Rialto

geographical name
Ri·​al·​to | \ rē-ˈal-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce Rialto (audio) \

Definition of Rialto (Entry 2 of 2)

1 city west of San Bernardino in southern California population 99,171
2 island and district of Venice, Italy

Examples of rialto in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Meanwhile, away from the rialto, a new generation of ferociously talented playwrights is not so quietly laying claim to theater’s future. Adam Green, Vogue, 13 May 2019 And Adam Jacobs, his gleaming white teeth, his charming costar Isabelle McCalla as Princess Jasmine and the rest have all acquired a little more attention to veracity and Broadway chops since this show's first turn on the rialto. Chicago Tribune, chicagotribune.com, 11 Aug. 2017 And Adam Jacobs, his gleaming white teeth, his charming costar Isabelle McCalla as Princess Jasmine and the rest have all acquired a little more attention to veracity and Broadway chops since this show's first turn on the rialto. Chicago Tribune, chicagotribune.com, 11 Aug. 2017 And Adam Jacobs, his gleaming white teeth, his charming costar Isabelle McCalla as Princess Jasmine and the rest have all acquired a little more attention to veracity and Broadway chops since this show's first turn on the rialto. Chicago Tribune, chicagotribune.com, 6 July 2017 And Adam Jacobs, his gleaming white teeth, his charming costar Isabelle McCalla as Princess Jasmine and the rest have all acquired a little more attention to veracity and Broadway chops since this show's first turn on the rialto. Chicago Tribune, chicagotribune.com, 6 July 2017 And Adam Jacobs, his gleaming white teeth, his charming costar Isabelle McCalla as Princess Jasmine and the rest have all acquired a little more attention to veracity and Broadway chops since this show's first turn on the rialto. Chicago Tribune, chicagotribune.com, 22 June 2017 And Adam Jacobs, his gleaming white teeth, his charming costar Isabelle McCalla as Princess Jasmine and the rest have all acquired a little more attention to veracity and Broadway chops since this show's first turn on the rialto. Chicago Tribune, chicagotribune.com, 22 June 2017 And Adam Jacobs, his gleaming white teeth, his charming costar Isabelle McCalla as Princess Jasmine and the rest have all acquired a little more attention to veracity and Broadway chops since this show's first turn on the rialto. Chicago Tribune, chicagotribune.com, 29 June 2017

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First Known Use of rialto

Noun

1549, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for rialto

Noun

Rialto, island and district in Venice

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“Rialto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rialto. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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