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Chur

[koo r]
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noun
  1. a town in and the capital of Grisons, in E Switzerland.

Grisons

[French gree-zawn]
noun
  1. a canton in E Switzerland. 2747 sq. mi. (7115 sq. km). Capital: Chur.
German Graubünden.
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Examples from the Web for chur

Historical Examples

  • He became a Christian, and was baptized by the Bishop of Chur.

    Tales and Legends of the Tyrol

    A. von Gnther

  • Like Lausanne or Chur or Sitten, the bishop was also a powerful chief.

  • At Chur we slept, and early next morning started for our homeward drive to Davos.

  • He decided that, before quitting Chur, he would borrow money on this ring, or that he would try to sell it.

  • The morning of the following day the enemy arrived at Chur, whence he proceeded to Berne.


British Dictionary definitions for chur

chur

sentence substitute NZ
  1. an informal expression of agreement

Chur

noun
  1. a city in E Switzerland, capital of Graubünden canton. Pop: 32 989 (2000)Ancient name: Curia Rhaetorum (ˈkuːrɪə riːˈtəʊrəm, ˈkjuː-) French name: Coire

Grisons

noun
  1. the French name for Graubünden
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