Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[lah joh-kon-duh, jee-uh-; Italian lah jaw-kawn-dah] /ˌlɑ dʒoʊˈkɒn də, ˌdʒi ə-; Italian lɑ dʒɔˈkɔn dɑ/

an opera (1876) by Amilcare Ponchielli.
[moh-nuh lee-suh, lee-zuh] /ˈmoʊ nə ˈli sə, ˈli zə/
Italian La Gioconda. a portrait (1503?–05?) by Leonardo da Vinci.
/ˈməʊnə ˈliːzə/
a portrait of a young woman painted by Leonardo da Vinci, admired for her enigmatic smile Also called La Gioconda

from 1923, in reference to an enigmatic smile or expression like that in Leonardo DaVinci’s painting. First attested in D.H. Lawrence.

A painting by Leonardo da Vinci of a woman with a mysterious smile. It is one of the most readily recognized paintings in the world.


Read Also:

  • Laghouat

    [lah-gwaht] /lɑˈgwɑt/ noun 1. a city in N Algeria.

  • Laki-lorand factor

    Laki-Lorand factor La·ki-Lo·rand factor (lāk’ĭ-lə-rānd’) n. See factor XIII.

  • Lakin

    [ley-kin] /ˈleɪ kɪn/ noun 1. Obsolete. .

  • Lakme

    [lahk-mey; French lak-mey] /ˈlɑk meɪ; French lakˈmeɪ/ noun 1. an opera (1883) by Léo Delibes.

Disclaimer: La-gioconda definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.