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or Tirolese

[tir-uh-leez, -lees, tahy-ruh-] /ˌtɪr əˈliz, -ˈlis, ˌtaɪ rə-/
adjective, noun, plural Tyrolese.
Origin of Tyrolese
1800-10; Tyrol + -ese


or Tirolean, Tyrolese, Tirolese

[ti-roh-lee-uh n, tahy-] /tɪˈroʊ li ən, taɪ-/
of, relating to, or characteristic of the Tyrol or its inhabitants.
designating or typifying the peasant dress of the Tyrol, especially a man's soft-brimmed, usually green felt hat with a peaked crown and a feather or brush ornament on the hatband.
a native or inhabitant of the Tyrol.
1800-10; Tyrol + -ean (variant of -ian) Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Not less dutiful as a son than ardent as a lover, the young Tyrolese never opposes the commands of his parents.

    Austria Frederick Shoberl
  • If she needed a concrete illustration she could point to the Tyrolese.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane
  • And now they have shot the brave, heroic leader of the Tyrolese at Mantua!

  • Kings were always kind; so the Tyrolese think, who love their lords.

    The Nrnberg Stove Louisa de la Ram (AKA Ouida)
  • There had been a letter or two; and then there had been that walk in the wood on the Italian side of the Tyrolese Alps.

    Ayala's Angel Anthony Trollope
  • The Adige was crossed by the Austrians under cover of Tyrolese rifleshots.

    Vittoria, Complete George Meredith
  • He had a protuberance on the back of his neck, and to my astonishment he 'yodeled' like a Tyrolese.

    Legends August Strindberg
  • The Tyrolese always speak what they think without reserve or disguise.

    Austria Frederick Shoberl
  • The signal of revolt had everywhere called the Tyrolese to arms.

  • It has been said that of all Tyrolese towns Innsbruck is the least national.

    Tyrol and its People Clive Holland
British Dictionary definitions for Tyrolese


of or relating to the Austrian state of Tyrol or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of Tyrol
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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