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Tu·rin

 (to͝or′ĭn, tyo͝or′-) also To·ri·no (tô-rē′nô)
A city of northwest Italy on the Po River west-southwest of Milan. An important Roman town, it was later a Lombard duchy and the capital of the kingdom of Sardinia (1720-1861). It was also the first capital of the new kingdom of Italy.
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Turin

(tjʊəˈrɪn)
n
(Placename) a city in NW Italy, capital of Piedmont region, on the River Po: became capital of the Kingdom of Sardinia in 1720; first capital (1861–65) of united Italy; university (1405); a major industrial centre, producing most of Italy's cars. Pop: 865 263 (2001). Italian name: Torino
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Tu•rin

(ˈtʊər ɪn, ˈtyʊər-, tʊˈrɪn, tyʊ-)

n.
a city in NW Italy, on the Po River. 1,025,390. Italian, Torino.
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Noun1.Turin - capital city of the Piemonte region of northwestern ItalyTurin - capital city of the Piemonte region of northwestern Italy
Piemonte, Piedmont - the region of northwestern Italy; includes the Po valley
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Translations
Turín
Turin
Torino
Torino

Turin

[tjʊˈrɪn] NTurín m
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Turin

[ˌtjʊəˈrɪn] nTurin
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Turin

[tjʊəˈrɪn] nTorino f
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References in classic literature ?
"Reached Turin by Mont Cenis, Friday, October 4th, at 6.35 a.m.
At last, after speaking of the proposed folle journee at Turin's, the colonel laughed, got up noisily, and went away.
We left for Turin at ten the next morning by a railway which was profusely decorated with tunnels.
Turin must surely read a good deal, for it has more book-stores to the square rod than any other town I know of.
I took an evening walk in Turin, and presently came across a little Punch and Judy show in one of the great squares.
Caught on the flank, by the Rue Saint- Pierre-aux-Boeufs, and in the rear through the Rue du Parvis, driven to bay against Notre-Dame, which they still assailed and Quasimodo defended, at the same time besiegers and besieged, they were in the singular situation in which Comte Henri Harcourt, Taurinum obsessor idem et obsessus , as his epitaph says, found himself later on, at the famous siege of Turin, in 1640, between Prince Thomas of Savoy, whom he was besieging, and the Marquis de Leganez, who was blockading him.
"Precisely so; and it conveyed me from Nice to Genoa, from Genoa to Turin, from Turin to Chambery, from Chambery to Pont-de-Beauvoisin, and from Pont-de-Beauvoisin to Paris."
"Take the post-chaise which you will find waiting at the Porte de Genes, as you enter Nice; pass through Turin, Chambery, and Pont-de-Beauvoisin.
No privateers ever came, though I once had notice from Turin that the Florida had been sighted off Ancona; and I had nearly four years of nearly uninterrupted leisure at Venice, which I meant to employ in reading all Italian literature, and writing a history of the republic.
All who know him declare that they have never met, not even in the Egyptian museum at Turin, so agreeable a mummy.
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