Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northern Italy near the Austrian border north-northwest of Venice. It is a tourist center and health resort noted for its Alpine scenery. Population: 99,800.

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  • proper n. Province of Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy.
  • proper n. Town and capital of Bolzano.

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  • n. an Italian city in Trentino-Alto Adige near the Austrian border; noted as a resort and for its Alpine scenery

Etymologies

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From Italian Bolzano.

Examples

  • This is the fourth work by Hungarian Sandor Marai (1900–89) to be translated into English since Embers (2001), The Rebels (2004) and Casanova in Bolzano (2007).

    Esther's Inheritance by Sandor Marai: Book summary

  • Born September 25, 1899, Bozen (then in Austria, now called Bolzano in Italy).

    England Under Hitler

  • Arriving back at the wood-panelled station after navigating Bolzano's empty, freezing-cold piazzas, I waited in the platform bar with a group of labourers who were keeping warm and watching TV before the night train to Naples pulled in punctually at 9.30pm.

    Last train to Sicily

  • On a trip back to Rome one evening last month from Bolzano near the Austrian border, I booked my night-train ticket and had just enough time to set off through porticoed streets to eat roast duck, apple sauce and red cabbage at a trattoria, surrounded by German-speaking Italians laughing and knocking back tall glasses of beer.

    Last train to Sicily

  • May 26 — Stage 18: Bolzano to San Pellegrino — 240km

    Inside Cycling with John Wilcockson: Back to the strada bianche at 2011 Giro

  • All of the Italian lugers this time round are from the Alpen north (Bolzano-Bozen/South Tyrol) and actually speak a variant of Austro-Bavarian German. alkali says:

    Matthew Yglesias » The Shroud of Torino

  • Marco Biasoni, an Alpine rescuer based in the predominantly German-speaking Bolzano area, said another problem was that many mushroom-pickers did not have the correct dress and equipment.

    Italian mountain mushrooms claim lives

  • Gertrude had been giving piano lessons to the two daughters of an Italian army general in Bolzano.

    Crossing Mandelbaum Gate

  • Before leaving, she took a train to Bolzano to visit her sister, Gertrude—who was dying of cancer.

    Crossing Mandelbaum Gate

  • Finally, early in July the Italian Ministry of the Interior ordered the transfer of all Ferramonti internees to the province of Bolzano, in German-controlled Italy.

    Crossing Mandelbaum Gate

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