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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 bc.


(Italian tiˈtʃiːno)
1. (Placename) a canton in S Switzerland: predominantly Italian-speaking and Roman Catholic; mountainous. Capital: Bellinzona. Pop: 314 600 (2002 est). Area: 2810 sq km (1085 sq miles). German name: Tessin
2. (Placename) a river in S central Europe, rising in S central Switzerland and flowing southeast and west to Lake Maggiore, then southeast to the River Po. Length: 248 km (154 miles)


(tɪˈtʃi noʊ)

a canton in S Switzerland. 395,199; 1086 sq. mi. (2813 sq. km). Cap.: Bellinzona. French and German, Tessin.
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Noun1.Ticino - an Italian-speaking region of southern SwitzerlandTicino - an Italian-speaking region of southern Switzerland
Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera, Swiss Confederation, Switzerland - a landlocked federal republic in central Europe
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Federal rail operator SBB announced delays and restrictions on many rail routes due to the snow, with issues between Lausanne and Geneva, around Bern, Vallorbe in Vaud and Stabio in the canton of Ticino.
Therefore, he is not subject to the stamp tax of the Canton of Ticino (only for construction contracts).
Subramaniam Haran, father of two children, sought asylum in Switzerland in 2015 and living in a canton of Ticino, for the last two years in a refugee asylum centre.
We are travelling east from Crans-Montana en route to Lugano on Lake Lugarno in the canton of Ticino.
A poll in August found that 71 per cent of Swiss favour a nationwide burqa ban along the lines of one that went into effect in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino this year, covering locals and visitors alike.
This multi-disciplinary arts centre beside Lake Lugano is the home of the Art Museum of Italian Switzerland, which unites the art collections of the city of Lugano and the canton of Ticino.
GENEVA, June 8 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti women willing to visit Switzerland have to be careful as the Swiss canton of Ticino will enforce a law banning niqab (face veil) as of July 1, the Kuwaiti embassy in Bern said on Wednesday.
Lugano is the ninth largest city in Switzerland and lies to the south in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino.
Located in the Swiss canton of Ticino, Linnea is a high quality manufacturer of active botanical ingredients and specializes in the extraction, purification and processing of rich plant materials and the semi-synthesis of fine chemicals.
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Belgium later followed suit, as did the Swiss canton of Ticino.
BBC's Imogen Foulkes said the vote has shown up traditional divisions, with FrenchA[degrees]speakA[degrees] ing areas against the quotas, GermanA[degrees]speaking regions divided, and the ItalianA[degrees]speaking canton of Ticino firmly in favour.