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Tirolean

[ti-roh-lee-uh n, tahy-] /tɪˈroʊ li ən, taɪ-/
adjective, noun
1.

Tyrolean

or Tirolean

[ti-roh-lee-uh n, tahy-] /tɪˈroʊ li ən, taɪ-/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of the Tyrol or its inhabitants.
2.
designating or typifying the peasant dress of the Tyrol, especially a man's soft-brimmed, usually green felt hat with a peaked crown and a feather or brush ornament on the hatband.
noun
3.
a native or inhabitant of the Tyrol.
Often, Tyrolese, Tirolese.
Origin of Tyrolean
1800-1810
1800-10; Tyrol + -ean (variant of -ian)
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Examples from the Web for Tirolean
Historical Examples
  • The whole was executed by Tirolean artists, and of Tirolean marbles.

  • Of it one of the most celebrated of Tirolean traditions is told.

  • I was too desirous to converse with a genuine Tirolean peasant to refuse his invitation to sit down by his side.

  • Innsbruck—Schpruck, as the indigenous call it—though the chief, is the least Tirolean town of Tirol.

British Dictionary definitions for Tirolean

Tirolean

/ˌtɪrəʊˈlɪən/
adjective, noun
1.
a variant spelling of Tyrolean See Tyrolese
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