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Tirol

[ti-rohl, tahy-, tahy-rohl; German tee-rohl]
noun
  1. Tyrol.
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Tyrol

or Tir·ol

[ti-rohl, tahy-, tahy-rohl; German tee-rohl]
noun
  1. an alpine region in W Austria and N Italy: a former Austrian crown land.
  2. a province in W Austria. 4883 sq. mi. (12,645 sq. km). Capital: Innsbruck.
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Historical Examples of tirol

  • 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.


British Dictionary definitions for tirol

Tirol

noun
  1. a variant spelling of Tyrol
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Tyrol

Tirol

noun
  1. 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)
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