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Davos

noun
  1. a mountain resort in Switzerland: winter sports, site of the Parsenn ski run. Pop: 11 417 (2000). Height: about 1560 m (5118 ft)Romansch name: Tarau
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  • He ought to have been hung for marrying, but I've got to send them all to Davos this winter.

    Marriage la mode

    Mrs. Humphry Ward

  • Delphine and her husband are settled at Davos, and he is beginning to improve.

    The Lady of the Basement Flat

    Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey

  • Davos had had the dignity of its purpose; it had set out to heal.

    The Dark Tower

    Phyllis Bottome

  • Not that I think he needs to go to Davos for a moment, mind you.

    The Dark Tower

    Phyllis Bottome

  • They were with him in boyhood at Colinton; they were with him in maturity at Davos; and they were in at the death.

    Faces in the Fire

    Frank W. Boreham