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[inz-broo k; German ins-broo k]
  1. a city in W Austria, on the Inn river.
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or Tir·ol

[ti-rohl, tahy-, tahy-rohl; German tee-rohl]
  1. an alpine region in W Austria and N Italy: a former Austrian crown land.
  2. a province in W Austria. 4883 sq. mi. (12,645 sq. km). Capital: Innsbruck.
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Examples from the Web for innsbruck

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  • He had stopped at Innsbruck to attend the theater and was in perfect health.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • And probably a good many people in Innsbruck were that evening in like case.

    We Two

    Edna Lyall

  • At nine o'clock we are in Innsbruck, at the foot of the Brenner.


    Charles Dudley Warner

  • How I pitied him when I drove past the gates of the main route to Innsbruck!

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

British Dictionary definitions for innsbruck


  1. a city in W Austria, on the River Inn at the foot of the Brenner Pass: tourist centre. Pop: 113 392 (2001)
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  1. a mountainous state of W Austria: passed to the Hapsburgs in 1363; S part transferred to Italy in 1919. Capital: Innsbruck. Pop: 683 317 (2003 est). Area: 12 648 sq km (4883 sq miles)
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