One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounLa Serenissima", "the Serenissima
Venice.‘the ghost-fleets of the Serenissima's seafaring past’
- ‘In the week before Lent, "La Serenissima" offers a wondrous show on a wonderful stage.’
- ‘La Serenissima is alive with bells.’
- ‘For 1,000 years ' La Serenissima ', as the Venetian Republic was known, used military force to carve out one of the world's most successful trading empires.’
- ‘Citizens referred to it as " the most serene republic of Venice ", or simply the" Serenissima " (the Most Serene).’
- ‘It is to the painting's credit that Roberts was able to transfer his vision of the Serenissima to the city in which he lived and worked.’
Italian, feminine of serenissimo ‘most serene’.
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