Pronounced Pron. vee-EN-ə (Dutch, English, Medieval Italian)
Other Forms FormsViënna (Dutch variant)
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 3/17/2007
From the name of the city in Austria (see Vienne), derived from Roman Vindobona, from Celtic vindo “white” and bona “foundation, fort”. The “white” might be a reference to the river flowing through it. This name was borne by Vienna da Fuscaldo, mother of Saint Francis of Paola.