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Innsbruck

[inz-broo k; German ins-broo k] /ˈɪnz brʊk; German ˈɪns brʊk/
noun
1.
a city in W Austria, on the Inn river.

Tyrol

or Tirol

[ti-rohl, tahy-, tahy-rohl; German tee-rohl] /tɪˈroʊl, taɪ-, ˈtaɪ roʊl; German tiˈroʊl/
noun
1.
an alpine region in W Austria and N Italy: a former Austrian crown land.
2.
a province in W Austria. 4883 sq. mi. (12,645 sq. km).
Capital: Innsbruck.
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  • He had stopped at Innsbruck to attend the theater and was in perfect health.

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  • And probably a good many people in Innsbruck were that evening in like case.

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  • At nine o'clock we are in Innsbruck, at the foot of the Brenner.

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  • How I pitied him when I drove past the gates of the main route to Innsbruck!

  • It has been said that of all Tyrolese towns Innsbruck is the least national.

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  • The rise of Innsbruck was from the middle of the thirteenth century a steady one.

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  • Our first care of the day was to engage our carriage for Innsbruck.

  • Splendid was the assemblage gathered in Innsbruck for this ceremonial.

  • The establishment of the theatre in Innsbruck is due to him.

British Dictionary definitions for Innsbruck

Innsbruck

/ˈɪnzbrʊk/
noun
1.
a city in W Austria, on the River Inn at the foot of the Brenner Pass: tourist centre. Pop: 113 392 (2001)

Tyrol

/tɪˈrəʊl; ˈtɪrəʊl; German tiˈroːl/
noun
1.
a mountainous state of W Austria: passed to the Hapsburgs in 1363; S part transferred to Italy in 1919. Capital: Innsbruck. Pop: 683 317 (2003 est). Area: 12 648 sq km (4883 sq miles)
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