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or Tir·o·lese

[tir-uh-leez, -lees, tahy-ruh-]
adjective, noun, plural Tyr·o·lese.
  1. Tyrolean.
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Origin of Tyrolese

First recorded in 1800–10; Tyrol + -ese
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Examples from the Web for tyrolese

Historical Examples

  • "I vote that we are all Tyrolese peasanths," lisped the fat and dumpy Mrs. Malone.

    Roland Cashel

    Charles James Lever

  • Kings were always kind; so the Tyrolese think, who love their lords.

    The Nrnberg Stove

    Louisa de la Ram (AKA Ouida)

  • If she needed a concrete illustration she could point to the Tyrolese.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

    William Milligan Sloane

  • Shots rang from the outposts; the Tyrolese sprang to arms; "Sandra!"

    Vittoria, Complete

    George Meredith

  • The Adige was crossed by the Austrians under cover of Tyrolese rifleshots.

    Vittoria, Complete

    George Meredith

British Dictionary definitions for tyrolese


Tyrolean (ˌtɪrəʊˈlɪən)

  1. of or relating to the Austrian state of Tyrol or its inhabitants
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  1. a native or inhabitant of Tyrol
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