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Topic: AIR

Date: 1500-1600
Language: Italian
Origin: , probably from Rhaeto-Romance gondolà 'to roll'

gondola

noun
     
gon‧do‧la [countable]
1TTW a long narrow boat with a flat bottom and high points at each end, used on the canals in Venice in Italy
2TTA the place where passengers sit that hangs beneath an airship or balloon1 (2)
3TTA the enclosed part of a cable car where the passengers sit
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