[ Italian law-kahr-naw ]

  1. a town in S Switzerland, on Lake Maggiore: Locarno Pact 1925.

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How to use Locarno in a sentence

  • It was some place near Locarno, and we looked down the lake that shone weltering—just as now we look over the sea.

    The New Machiavelli | Herbert George Wells
  • Thence a branch line would take me to Locarno and into touch with the steamboat service on Lake Maggiore.

    The Passenger from Calais | Arthur Griffiths
  • Still three miles to Locarno, and no carriage on the road or boat on the water.

    Italian Alps | Douglas William Freshfield
  • The Locarno train was waiting, and they went to it in silence.

    The Pastor's Wife | Elizabeth von Arnim
  • I have business at Locarno, and have got a few days' leave to attend to it.

    The Passenger from Calais | Arthur Griffiths

British Dictionary definitions for Locarno


/ (Italian loˈkarno) /

  1. a town in S Switzerland, in Ticino canton at the N end of Lake Maggiore: tourist resort. Pop: 14 561 (2000)

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