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Type Settlement
Usage Italian

Meaning & History

The name of a city in north-eastern Italy, bordering the Balkans. From old Venetic Tergeste, a combination terg, "market", cognate to Albanian treg, Proto-Slavic *tъrgъ, Old Norse torg, and a typical place-name venetic suffix, -este.

Trieste is a city on the Gulf of Trieste on the north Adriatic Sea.
Added 9/9/2020 by Aradne
Edited 4/21/2022 by elbowin