- an alpine region in W Austria and N Italy: a former Austrian crown land.
- a province in W Austria. 4883 sq. mi. (12,645 sq. km). Capital: Innsbruck.
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The present principality of Tirol is composed of four provinces.Household stories from the Land of Hofer
R. H. Busk
The Achensee is the largest and one of the most beautiful lakes of Tirol.
Scarcely is there a house in Tirol that is not adorned by her image.
Tirol had no reason to regret the restoration of the dynasty for which she had suffered so much.
Riva, at the head of the Garda-See, is one of the most charming spots in Tirol.
- a variant spelling of Tyrol
- 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)