Definition of Venetian window in English:

Venetian window


  • A window with three separate openings, the central one being arched and taller than the others; a Palladian window.

    • ‘Next time you see a Venetian window, a triangular pediment, a coved gallery ceiling, or a Georgian terrace with lined stucco, remember who started it all.’
    • ‘I can see the Venetian window and the grape-vine curling up to the roof.’
    • ‘It faces the front and is lit by a large original Venetian window with leaded diamond panes topped by a plaster archway.’
    • ‘A Venetian window on the east side of the quadrangle which had been previously filled in, has been restored with new columns.’
    • ‘The sight of sunlight striking the 16th century Venetian window frames not only took my breath away - it made me itch for my camera.’