/ (ˈdævɒs) /

  1. a mountain resort in Switzerland: winter sports, site of the Parsenn ski run. Pop: 11 417 (2000). Height: about 1560 m (5118 ft): Romansch name: Tarau

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How to use Davos in a sentence

  • For God's sake write and persuade him to go to Davos at once—and picture the delights of a pretty and devoted nurse.

    Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
  • "I had no idea Davos was so gay," said Mrs. Avory, raising her light gentle eyes to the young man's face.

    The Devourers | Annie Vivanti Chartres
  • Sometimes holiday-makers and sport-lovers came up to Davos for a fortnight or a month, especially in the winter.

    The Devourers | Annie Vivanti Chartres
  • It was one of those mornings at Davos which seemed made out of fragrance and crystal.

    The Dark Tower | Phyllis Bottome
  • Winn had a feeling that he ought to keep away from her, but Davos was an inconvenient place for keeping away.

    The Dark Tower | Phyllis Bottome