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Pie•tà



Pronunciation: (pē"ā-tä', pyā-tä', pē-ā'tu, pyā'-), [key]
n. (sometimes l.c.) Fine Arts.
a representation of the Virgin Mary mourning over the body of the dead Christ, usually shown held on her lap.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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