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or Tirolese

[tir-uh-leez, -lees, tahy-ruh-] /ˌtɪr əˈliz, -ˈlis, ˌtaɪ rə-/
adjective, noun, plural Tyrolese.
Origin of Tyrolese
First recorded in 1800-10; Tyrol + -ese Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Not less dutiful as a son than ardent as a lover, the young Tyrolese never opposes the commands of his parents.

    Austria Frederick Shoberl
  • If she needed a concrete illustration she could point to the Tyrolese.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane
  • And now they have shot the brave, heroic leader of the Tyrolese at Mantua!

  • Kings were always kind; so the Tyrolese think, who love their lords.

    The Nrnberg Stove Louisa de la Ram (AKA Ouida)
  • There had been a letter or two; and then there had been that walk in the wood on the Italian side of the Tyrolese Alps.

    Ayala's Angel Anthony Trollope
  • The Adige was crossed by the Austrians under cover of Tyrolese rifleshots.

    Vittoria, Complete George Meredith
  • He had a protuberance on the back of his neck, and to my astonishment he 'yodeled' like a Tyrolese.

    Legends August Strindberg
  • The Tyrolese always speak what they think without reserve or disguise.

    Austria Frederick Shoberl
  • The signal of revolt had everywhere called the Tyrolese to arms.

  • 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


of or relating to the Austrian state of Tyrol or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of Tyrol
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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