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(Placename) the German name for Ticino


(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.Tessin - an Italian-speaking region of southern SwitzerlandTessin - an Italian-speaking region of southern Switzerland
Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera, Swiss Confederation, Switzerland - a landlocked federal republic in central Europe
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Currently, Nyberg is working as business manager at Tessin Nordic AB and is the chairman of the board of directors of Havsudden Oy.
The most important of these private collectors, as far as the Nationalmuseum is concerned, is Carl Gustaf Tessin, the Swedish diplomat, writer and connoisseur who acted as an unofficial ambassador to the court of Versailles between 1739 and 1742.
They had worked in Venice (and other places), and in 1690 they went to Parma to design Il favore degli dei at the Teatro Farnese; Tessin's diary mentions that Gasparo Mauro was working in Venice in 1688.
Similar bans are already in place in Belgium, Bulgaria and the Swiss canton of Tessin.
Il devait comparaitre devant le Tribunal penal federal de Bellinzona, dans le canton du Tessin, debut novembre.
Over the course of more than 30 years of collaboration with the Italian TV company RAI, then with the Italian-language Swiss TV channel TSI in the southern canton of Tessin, Tchertkoff produced more than 70 investigative films, taking a particular interest in describing and analysing power struggles in society.