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  1. a town in S Switzerland, on Lake Lugano: a financial centre and tourist resort. Pop: 26 560 (2000)
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Examples from the Web for lugano

Historical Examples

  • He retired to Lugano in 1873 and died at Bern on the 13th of June 1876.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2


  • Fly to Lugano by the help of these notes: I inclose them, and will not ask pardon for it.

    Vittoria, Complete

    George Meredith

  • I shall drive to Lugano this afternoon, and act on the information I get there.

  • Lugano is of course in Switzerland, well across the Italian border.

    Bernardino Luini

    James Mason

  • From Baveno we crossed the lake to Luino, and went thence to Lugano.