[ vin-ter-toor; German vin-tuhr-toor ]
/ ˈvɪn tərˌtʊər; German ˈvɪn tərˌtur /
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a city in Zurich canton, in N Switzerland, NE of Zurich.
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How to use Winterthur in a sentence
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
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
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 .
British Dictionary definitions for Winterthur
/ (German ˈvɪntərtuːr) /
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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