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

  • A city of southeast Switzerland on the Inn River in the Upper Engadine. It is noted as a skiing resort and was the site of the Winter Olympics in 1928 and 1948. Population: 5,120.


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  • My luggage had decals on it for Saint Moritz, Monte Carlo, and Rock City, Tennessee.

    Waiting for Snow in Havana

  • It turned out that some tenants were using the phone to call their friends in Gstaad and Saint Moritz.

    Big Deal: How I Do It My Way

  • In Saint Moritz he had an affair with socialite Ann Woodward after she killed her husband.

    Fatal Charm: The Social Web of Claus von Bulow

  • In these imaginings Monica appeared in pongee and a sun-hat riding an elephant, in pearls and satin receiving royalty, in tweed knickerbockers and a woollen jersey coasting around the hairpin curve at Saint Moritz.

    The Lost Road

  • I have been meaning to write ever since we returned from Saint Moritz; but you know how it is in town, such a continual rush, that one can never get through half the things that ought to be done!

    The Independence of Claire

  • The startled hearers were dumb for some moments, and then one of the number announced that she was going to Saint Moritz in January to take part in the winter sports, whereupon everyone was full of interest and curiosity, and Dreda swept onward to another bored-looking group, and hurled another conversational arrow.

    Etheldreda the Ready A School Story

  • On the next afternoon Folco Corbario reached Saint Moritz and sent a note up to Marcello asking him to come down on the following morning.

    Whosoever Shall Offend

  • Saint Moritz, and how he had been almost persuaded to leave poor Regina suddenly, and to go back to Paris with his stepfather.

    Whosoever Shall Offend

  • A certain Archduchess who was at Saint Moritz and was curious to see her adopted the simple plan of asking her to tea without knowing her, at which Marcello was furious; a semi-imperial Russian personage unblushingly scraped acquaintance with Marcello and was extremely bland for a few days, in the hope of being introduced to Regina.

    Whosoever Shall Offend

  • Signor Corbario is at Saint Moritz and Marcello is gone down to see him.

    Whosoever Shall Offend


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