gondola

Part of speech: noun

A long, narrow, flat- bottomed Venetian boat.

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Usage examples "gondola":

  1. I threw off my seminarist's habit, and dressed myself in the clothes I used to wear in Venice, and, while my luggage was carried to a boat, I accompanied the abbe to M. Grimani's gondola in which he had come, and we took our departure. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
  2. I enter the gondola, the curtain is drawn aside, and I see my evil genius, Razetta, with an officer. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
  3. Gondola conductor, and baggage weighed in all 213 pounds. - "Wonderful Balloon Ascents or, the Conquest of the Skies", Fulgence Marion.