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 (tĭv′ə-lē, tē′vō-) also Ti·bur (tī′bər)
A city of central Italy east-northeast of Rome. Tivoli contains the ruins of several ancient Roman villas and is also noted for its waterfalls.
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(ˈtɪvəlɪ; Italian ˈtiːvoli)
(Placename) a town in central Italy, east of Rome: a summer resort in Roman times; contains the Renaissance Villa d'Este and the remains of Hadrian's Villa. Pop: 49 342 (2001). Ancient name: Tibur
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(ˈtɪv ə li)

1. Ancient, Tibur. a town in central Italy, E of Rome. 50,969.
2. a park and entertainment center in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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Noun1.Tivoli - a town twenty miles to the east of Rome (Tibur is the ancient name)Tivoli - a town twenty miles to the east of Rome (Tibur is the ancient name); a summer resort during the Roman empire; noted for its waterfalls
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
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Dan MacDonald, pioneer saloonman and gambler on the upper Yukon, owner and proprietor of the Tivoli and all its games, wandered forlornly across the great vacant space of floor and joined the two at the stove.
He had ante'd his life for a dozen years, and forty thousand was a small pot for such a stake--the price of a drink and a dance at the Tivoli, of a winter's flutter at Circle City, and a grubstake for the year to come.
He was a striking figure of a man, despite his garb being similar to that of all the men in the Tivoli. Soft-tanned moccasins of moose-hide, beaded in Indian designs, covered his feet.
Philip went to the Tivoli and saw Mildred with her companion, a smooth-faced young man with sleek hair and the spruce look of a commercial traveller, sitting in the second row of the stalls.
The traveller, who was going from Palestrina to Tivoli, had mistaken his way; the young man directed him; but as at a distance of a quarter of a mile the road again divided into three ways, and on reaching these the traveller might again stray from his route, he begged Luigi to be his guide.
They seek for him in the mountains, and he is on the waters; they follow him on the waters, and he is on the open sea; then they pursue him, and he has suddenly taken refuge in the islands, at Giglio, Guanouti, or Monte Cristo; and when they hunt for him there, he reappears suddenly at Albano, Tivoli, or La Riccia."
The vale of Tempe, Tivoli and Rome are earth and water, rocks and sky.
He might have found global fame as the wizard Gandalf in the iconic Lord Of The Rings films, but now Sir Ian McKellen is working his magic for Aberdeen's Tivoli.
Robert Bosch Korea will be asked to pay for fixing malfunctioning engines used in SsangYong Motor's Tivoli SUV as the German firm's sensors were found to be responsible for the vehicle's problems accelerating, according to industry officials Thursday.
Take its compact SUV, the Tivoli: prices starting from under PS15,000 in a range which includes petrol or diesel power trains, manual or auto transmission, two or fourwheel drive and, unusually, the choice between two body lengths.