rialto

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noun ri·al·to \rē-ˈal-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of rialto

plural

rialtos

  1. 1 :  exchange, marketplace

  2. 2 :  a theater district

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Origin and Etymology of rialto

Rialto, island and district in Venice


Rialto

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geographical name Ri·al·to \rē-ˈal-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of Rialto

  1. 1 city west of San Bernardino in southern California population 99,171

  2. 2 island and district of Venice, Italy


RIALTO Defined for English Language Learners

Rialto

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geographical name

Definition of Rialto for English Language Learners

  • : U.S. city, California


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