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Locarno

[Italian law-kahr-naw] /Italian lɔˈkɑr nɔ/
noun
1.
a town in S Switzerland, on Lake Maggiore: Locarno Pact 1925.
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  • Still three miles to Locarno, and no carriage on the road or boat on the water.

    Italian Alps

    Douglas William Freshfield
  • The Locarno train was waiting, and they went to it in silence.

    The Pastor's Wife Elizabeth von Arnim
  • That Locarno affair was infinitely more to me than I had supposed.

    The New Machiavelli Herbert George Wells
  • I have business at Locarno, and have got a few days' leave to attend to it.

    The Passenger from Calais Arthur Griffiths
  • For a time at Locarno he was lax-minded and indolent, and in that time she formed her bright and limited plans for London.

  • The international situation became easier and happier than at any time since Locarno.

    The Final Figure Samuel Kimball Merwin
  • After that adventure at Locarno sex and the interests and desires of sex never left me for long at peace.

    The New Machiavelli Herbert George Wells
  • It was some place near Locarno, and we looked down the lake that shone weltering—just as now we look over the sea.

    The New Machiavelli Herbert George Wells
  • A horizontal streak drawn across the face of a range of mural cliffs was the road linking these communes to Locarno.

    Italian Alps

    Douglas William Freshfield
  • Thence a branch line would take me to Locarno and into touch with the steamboat service on Lake Maggiore.

    The Passenger from Calais Arthur Griffiths
British Dictionary definitions for Locarno

Locarno

/Italian loˈkarno/
noun
1.
a town in S Switzerland, in Ticino canton at the N end of Lake Maggiore: tourist resort. Pop: 14 561 (2000)
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