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Tyrolese

or Tirolese

[tir-uh-leez, -lees, tahy-ruh-] /ˌtɪr əˈliz, -ˈlis, ˌtaɪ rə-/
adjective, noun, plural Tyrolese.
1.
Origin of Tyrolese
1800-1810
First recorded in 1800-10; Tyrol + -ese
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  • "I vote that we are all Tyrolese peasanths," lisped the fat and dumpy Mrs. Malone.

    Roland Cashel Charles James Lever
  • Kings were always kind; so the Tyrolese think, who love their lords.

    The Nrnberg Stove Louisa de la Ram (AKA Ouida)
  • If she needed a concrete illustration she could point to the Tyrolese.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane
  • The Adige was crossed by the Austrians under cover of Tyrolese rifleshots.

    Vittoria, Complete George Meredith
  • Shots rang from the outposts; the Tyrolese sprang to arms; "Sandra!"

    Vittoria, Complete George Meredith
  • The Tyrolese always speak what they think without reserve or disguise.

    Austria Frederick Shoberl
  • The colour of the dress of the Tyrolese is different in every valley.

    Austria Frederick Shoberl
  • The national songs of the Tyrolese likewise prove the violence of their passions.

    Austria Frederick Shoberl
  • The marriage ceremonies of the Tyrolese are not less interesting.

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

    Tyrol and its People Clive Holland
British Dictionary definitions for Tyrolese

Tyrolese

/ˌtɪrəˈliːz/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the Austrian state of Tyrol or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Tyrol
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