from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A river, about 248 km (154 mi) long, of southern Switzerland and northern Italy flowing generally southward to the Po River. Hannibal defeated the Romans along the banks of the river in 218 B.C.
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- proper n. An Italian-speaking canton of Switzerland.
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- n. an Italian-speaking region of southern Switzerland
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Nice review snob, I have to say I do think the Ticino is a nice ride
All in all, the Ticino is a fine-tuned, smooth-gliding machine that offers a comfort level no longer found in today's twitchy frames.
Our first stop in Switzerland was in the south, in the region called Ticino; Tessin in German.
Ticino, which is a tributary to the largest river of Italy, the mighty
The Ticino is a majestic river, here spanned by one of the finest bridges in Italy.
I could scarce be stopped at the wrong place; and certainly the bridge of the Ticino is the very spot one would select for such a halt, were the matter left in one's own choice.
For me, I chose to stay in Ticino, which is in the hills of southern Switzerland ... with a
She said she thought I must come from Ticino, the Italian canton of Switzerland, where they are many ethnic Germans, and was surprised when I did not transfer trains in Milan.
As a teenager he travelled from his home town of Bissone, in what is now the Swiss canton of Ticino, to Milan, where he worked on the city's slow-born Gothic cathedral.
This summer our family discovered a fantastic new destination in Switzerland -- Ticino, the only Swiss region located south of the Alps that has Italian as its official language.