Definition of Ticino
1. Noun. An Italian-speaking region of southern Switzerland.
Group relationships: Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera, Swiss Confederation, Switzerland
Generic synonyms: Swiss Canton
Definition of Ticino
1. Proper noun. An Italian-speaking canton of Switzerland. ¹
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ticino
Literary usage of Ticino
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Switzerland, Together with Chamonix and the Italian Lakes: Handbook for by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1922)
"the Jan Giacomo Pasa (76701), the boundary between Italy and Switzerland Canton Ticino). Beyond the pass stands the (20 min. ..."
2. The American Geologist by Newton Horace Winchell (1900)
"On the south side of the Alps, the formerly glaciated Ticino valley- is cut ... The courses of tributaries of the Ticino, on the gently inclined hights. ..."
3. Switzerland, Together with Chamonix and the Italian Lakes: Handbook for by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1922)
"It then recrosses the Ticino (fine scenery) and passes through several more tunnels, including the Prato Spiral Tunnel (1711 yds.). Finally, beyond the last ..."
4. Adventure Guide to Switzerland by Kimberley Rinker (2003)
"Canton Ticino (Tl) • At a Glance As the fifth largest canton in Switzerland, Ticino is 1085 square miles (2821 square km) of alpine beauty, lakes, ..."
5. The Scenery of Switzerland and the Causes to which it is Due by John Lubbock (1896)
"CHAPTER XXIII THE Ticino THE valley of the Ticino, or the Val Leven- tina, corresponds on the south of the Alps to that of the Reuss on the north. ..."
6. Switzerland and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and the Tyrol by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1889)
"The Valle Leventina, or Valley of the Ticino, formerly belonged to Canton Uri, and was governed in the most despotic manner by bailiffs, who purchased their ..."
7. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1860)
"... and Modena—The Austrian army crosses the Ticino—Advance of the French army into Piedmont—Vindication by the French Government of its Policy—Manifesto of ..."
8. Italian Irrigation: A Report on the Agricultural Canals of Piedmont and Lombardy by Richard Baird Smith (1855)
"CANALS OF THE Ticino. 1. THE NAVIGLIO GRANDE, OR GRAND CANAL OF THE Ticino. The early history of this work is involved in considerable obscurity ; but in ..."