Ridotto

Il Ridotto (Italian : `The Private Room`) is a wing of Venice`s San Moisè Palace. In 1638 it was converted at the behest of Venice`s city leaders into a government-owned gambling house. Importantly, Il Ridotto was the site of the West`s first public, legal mercantile casino. ==Etymology and usage== The term `ridotto` (plural: `ridotti`) ...
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Ridotto

• (n.) An arrangement or abridgment of a piece from the full score. • (n.) A favorite Italian public entertainment, consisting of music and dancing, -- held generally on fast eves. • (v. i.) To hold ridottos.
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Ridotto

Ri·dot'to noun [ Italian , from Late Latin reductus a retreat. See Redoubt .] A favorite Italian public entertainment, consisting of music and dancing, -- held generally on fast eves. Brande & C. « There are to be ridottos at guinea tickets.» Walpole...
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Ridotto

Ri·dot'to intransitive verb To hold ridottos. [ R.] J. G. Cooper.
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ridotto

social gathering with music and dancing
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