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Tyrol

Syllabification: Ty·rol
Pronunciation: /təˈrōl, tīˈrōl, ˈtīˌrōl
 
/

Definition of Tyrol in English:

An Alpine state in western Austria; capital, Innsbruck. The southern part was ceded to Italy after World War I. German name Tirol.

Derivatives

Tyrolean

1
Pronunciation: /təˈrōlēən, tī-/
adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • What were worn for a long time only in an Alpine setting is now highly fashionable in the trouser department for ‘lowland Tyroleans.’
  • And while Vail Village remains attractive enough in its ersatz Tyrolean fashion, the promised revamping of its Lionshead satellite, which looks tired, bleak and unwelcoming in comparison with more recent developments, is overdue.
  • There's folk music and Tyrolean dancing and a warm crowd of spectators to cheer you in as you skid to a halt at the bottom of the 7km ride.

Tyrolese

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Pronunciation: /ˌtirəˈlēz, ˌtīrə-, -ˈlēs/
adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • It was, in fact, just inside Italy and the South Tyrolese were keen to have Otzi back.
  • The Alpine Glee Singer contains […] a rare selection of new and beautiful Swiss melodies, harmonized, [and many] Alpine and Tyrolese melodies and ranz des vaches.
  • Dressed in native costume, they performed songs in Swiss and Tyrolese patois interspersed with occasional dances.

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