[vin-ter-too r; German vin-tuh r-toor]
- a city in Zurich canton, in N Switzerland, NE of Zurich.
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We spent a day at Winterthur, which is a considerable municipal town, rendered lively by trade.A tour through some parts of France, Switzerland, Savoy, Germany and Belgium
Richard Boyle Bernard
It is customary to convey the air-blast through a pipe leading to the ash-pit, as in the Winterthur apparatus (Fig. 92).Gas-Engines and Producer-Gas Plants
R. E. Mathot
His first halting-place was the little town of Winterthur, between Zurich and Constance.Studies in Modern Music, Second Series
W. H. Hadow
Their ancestral manor house near Winterthur is still in good condition.
The Zurich forces attacked Winterthur, a Habsburg town, but owing to the absence of reinforcements sustained a severe defeat .
- an industrial town in NE central Switzerland, in Zürich canton: has the largest technical college in the country. Pop: 90 483 (2000)
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