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St. Moritz

[moh-rits, maw-, muh-; mawr-its, mohr-] /moʊˈrɪts, mɔ-, mə-; ˈmɔr ɪts, ˈmoʊr-/
noun
1.
a resort town in SE Switzerland: a popular center for winter sports. 6037 feet (1840 meters) high.
German Sankt Moritz.
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  • He had decided that he would set out for saint moritz, to pass there at least two or three days.

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  • Before dinner he made the tour of all the hotels in saint moritz without discovering where M. Larinski lodged.

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  • She adores saint moritz; you would think that she had found something here which has wrought a charm over her.

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  • Churwalden pleased her as much as saint moritz; apparently, she was gay, tranquil, perfectly happy.

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British Dictionary definitions for saint moritz

Saint Moritz

/s̃ɛ məˈrɪts/
noun
1.
a village in E Switzerland, in Graubünden canton in the Upper Engadine, at an altitude of 1856 m (6089 ft): sports and tourist centre. Pop: 5589 (2000)
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