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Bellinzona

[bel-in-zoh-nuh; Italian bel-leen-tsaw-nah]
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noun
  1. a town in and the capital of Ticino, in S Switzerland.

Ticino

[ti-chee-noh; Italian tee-chee-naw]
noun
  1. a canton in S Switzerland. 1086 sq. mi. (2813 sq. km). Capital: Bellinzona.
French and German Tessin.
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Bellinzona

noun
  1. a town in SE central Switzerland, capital of Ticino canton. Pop: 16 463 (2000)

Ticino

noun
  1. a canton in S Switzerland: predominantly Italian-speaking and Roman Catholic; mountainous. Capital: Bellinzona. Pop: 314 600 (2002 est). Area: 2810 sq km (1085 sq miles)German name: Tessin
  2. a river in S central Europe, rising in S central Switzerland and flowing southeast and west to Lake Maggiore, then southeast to the River Po. Length: 248 km (154 miles)
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