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(German ɡrauˈbyndən)
(Placename) an Alpine canton of E Switzerland: the largest of the cantons, but sparsely populated. Capital: Chur. Pop: 186 100 (2002 est). Area: 7109 sq km (2773 sq miles). Italian name: Grigioni Romansch name: Grishun French name: Grisons


(Fr. griˈzɔ̃)

a canton in E Switzerland. 185,063; 2747 sq. mi. (7115 sq. km). Cap.: Chur. German, Graubünden.
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Detaillierter Aufgabenbeschrieb Detailed task description The project is located in the canton of Grisons, between Thusis and Sufers (AS Zillis - AS Rofla).
Switzerland's fourth official language, Romansh is spoken by around 34,000 people, mostly residing in small mountain towns in the north-eastern canton of Grisons (better known by its German name, Graubunden).
Among specific topics are indirect measurement in morphological typology, qualitative and quantitative ways of tapping into the multilingual repertoire, underlying parameters and methodological procedures for historical text analysis, experimental methods in psycholinguistics, and the territoriality principle's applicability to the Romansh area in the Swiss canton of Grisons.
Hamilton Company, the Reno, NV-based global leader in precision fluid measuring was honored with a Tell for sustained investment in the manufacturing facility of its Swiss subsidiary Hamilton Bonaduz AG, in the Canton of Grisons, Greater Zurich Area.
All three towns lie in the canton of Grisons (Graubunden), the capital of which is Chur, home to the University of Applied Sciences Chur HTW Chur, founded in 1963.
A police spokesman in the canton of Grisons, Zanin Pierino, said: "She was just unlucky.
Tenders are invited for videos and sound recordings of the Canton of Grisons are detected in a central inventory, developed with metadata and made available to the public.
Detaillierter Produktebeschrieb The canton of Grisons has concluded with a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement, which until 30 June 2014 is valid.