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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.
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(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)
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(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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Gallen, the fifth-most populous Swiss canton, will become the second region in the country to approve such a measure, following the example of the southernmost canton of Ticino. A complete ban on wearing burqas and niqabs in public places came in force in Ticino is 2016, with non-compliance punishable by fines ranging from 100 Swiss francs ($104) to 10,000 ($10,400).
The Azerbaijani-Swiss business forum will be held in Switzerland's Canton of Ticino in September.
Hunting of black grouse has been banned in more and more cantons but remains legal in four cantons in the core area of its distribution in the Alps, with only the three cantons of Grisons, Ticino and Valais showing substantial bag sizes.
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.
Grassi served as board member and deputy chairman of Banca Stato Cantone Ticino. He is deputy chairman of the Lugano Commodity Trading Association as well as board member of the Ticino Chamber of Commerce.
TTN was invited to a familiarisation trip to Switzerland and travelled from Zurich to Crans-Montana in the Valais canton and then to Lugano in Switzerland's Ticino region.
The EOC is a group of all public hospitals operating in Ticino, a region located in the Italian-speaking region of Switzerland.
The ban on the burqa and niqabwas imposed in Ticino. The canton was the first of the country's 26 regionsto impose the ban, after more than 65 per cent of voters approved the prohibition 2013 referendum.
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