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Tessin

[French te-san; German te-seen]
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noun
  1. French and German name of Ticino.
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Examples from the Web for tessin

Historical Examples

  • We now passed the river Tessin, by means of a bridge of boats.

    First Impressions on a Tour upon the Continent

    Marianne Baillie

  • Charles was highly interested in it and wrote from Turkey to Tessin about his views.

    Sweden

    Victor Nilsson

  • The river Tessin runs near and the town is protected by a very large dam, nearly a mile long.

  • It was planned and commenced by Tessin, but completed according to his plans a hundred years after his death.

    Sweden

    Victor Nilsson

  • The Riksdag tried to reinstall him as governor of the royal princes, but gave in upon the request of Tessin.

    Sweden

    Victor Nilsson


British Dictionary definitions for tessin

Tessin

noun
  1. the German name for Ticino
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