or Tir·ol

[ ti-rohl, tahy-, tahy-rohl; German tee-rohl ]

  1. an alpine region in W Austria and N Italy: a former Austrian crown land.

  2. a province in W Austria. 4,883 sq. mi. (12,645 sq. km). Capital: Innsbruck.

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How to use Tyrol in a sentence

  • He was present also at Wagram, and immediately after that battle was despatched to put down the rising in the Tyrol.

    Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
  • I know of no other kind of song to compare with it, unless it were perhaps the songs of the Tyrol and a few Breton ballads.

    Friend Mac Donald | Max O'Rell
  • The Austrian preparations in the Tyrol gradually matured as the month of July wore on.

    The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2) | A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
  • Years after, Northmour was killed fighting under the colours of Garibaldi for the liberation of the Tyrol.

  • No other place of the size in Tyrol possesses so many beautiful and tree-shaded promenades, walks and gardens.

    Tyrol and its People | Clive Holland

British Dictionary definitions for Tyrol



/ (tɪˈrəʊl, ˈtɪrəʊl, German tiˈroːl) /

  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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