[French te-san; German te-seen]
- French and German name of Ticino.
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We now passed the river Tessin, by means of a bridge of boats.First Impressions on a Tour upon the Continent
Charles was highly interested in it and wrote from Turkey to Tessin about his views.
The river Tessin runs near and the town is protected by a very large dam, nearly a mile long.From the Thames to the Tiber
It was planned and commenced by Tessin, but completed according to his plans a hundred years after his death.
The Riksdag tried to reinstall him as governor of the royal princes, but gave in upon the request of Tessin.
- the German name for Ticino
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