[ti-chee-noh; Italian tee-chee-naw]
- a canton in S Switzerland. 1086 sq. mi. (2813 sq. km). Capital: Bellinzona.
French and German Tessin.
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The Austrian army crossed in force the Ticino, then hesitated and was lost.Lord John Russell
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From the bridge of the Ticino the scenery was decidedly tamer.Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber
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The Piedmontese once over the Ticino, how can you act in opposition to it?
"If the Ticino overflows, it will flood Milan," was the answer.
In part it lies in Lombardy and in part within the Swiss canton of Ticino.Italian Highways and Byways from a Motor Car
- a canton in S Switzerland: predominantly Italian-speaking and Roman Catholic; mountainous. Capital: Bellinzona. Pop: 314 600 (2002 est). Area: 2810 sq km (1085 sq miles)German name: Tessin
- a river in S central Europe, rising in S central Switzerland and flowing southeast and west to Lake Maggiore, then southeast to the River Po. Length: 248 km (154 miles)
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