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Ty·rolor Ti·rol (tə-rōl′, tī-, tī′rōl′)
A region of the eastern Alps in western Austria and northern Italy. Inhabited in ancient times by Celtic peoples, the Tyrol constantly passed back and forth, in whole or in part, between Austria and Italy in the 1800s. Its present division dates from the Treaty of St. Germain in 1919. The Tyrolean Alps are a popular tourist area.
Ty·rol′e·an, Tyr′o·lese′ (tĭr′ə-lēz′, -lēs′, tī′rə-) adj. & n.
Tyrol(tɪˈrəʊl; ˈtɪrəʊl; German tiˈroːl) or
(Placename) a mountainous state of W Austria: passed to the Hapsburgs in 1363; S part transferred to Italy in 1919. Capital: Innsbruck. Pop: 683 317 (2003 est). Area: 12 648 sq km (4883 sq miles)
or Ti•rol(tɪˈroʊl, taɪ-, ˈtaɪ roʊl; Ger. tiˈroʊl)
an alpine region in W Austria and N Italy: a former Austrian crown land.
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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