American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of northwest Italy on the Po River west-southwest of Milan. An important Roman town, it was later a Lombard duchy and the capital of the kingdom of Sardinia (1720-1861). It was also the first capital of the new kingdom of Italy. Population: 901,000.
- n. capital city of the Piemonte region of northwestern Italy
- Ultimately from the name of the Taurini tribe. (Wiktionary)
“TURIN - The Shroud of Turin went on public display Saturday for the first time in 10 years, drawing long lines of people to see the linen some believe is Christ's burial cloth and others dismiss as a medieval fake.”
“TURIN, Italy, March 4 (UPI) -- Police say two teenagers have confessed to putting concrete blocks on a railroad line near Turin, Italy, just "for kicks.”
“TURIN: Juventus coach Claudio Ranieri has a dream problem to ponder ahead of today's Champions Group H clash against Zenit St Petersburg in Turin: which potent strike-pair to field.”
“Update Apparently in the local dialect Turin is "Turin" making this "Torino" business even odder.”
“Lysacek, not competing in Turin, was ecstatic with his training partner's success, posting a message on Twitter that said, Wow!!!!”
“… In the Italian Open in Turin, Fredrik Andersson Hed of Sweden shot a final-round 73 to win his first title on the European Tour in his 245th start.”
“The World Anti-Doping Agency said it received "new information" about possible misuse of CERA in Turin before the substance was put on the market.”
“LONDON (AP) Olympic officials are retesting some doping samples from the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin to check for use of the blood-boosting drug CERA.”
“But he was shut out in Turin and nearly shut out in Vancouver.”
“Bjoerndalen, whose amazing final leg in Turin four years ago wasn't enough to make up for his teammates 'poor performances, started the anchor leg in first place this time.”
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