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Tyrolese

or Tirolese

[tir-uh-leez, -lees, tahy-ruh-] /ˌtɪr əˈliz, -ˈlis, ˌtaɪ rə-/
adjective, noun, plural Tyrolese.
1.
Origin of Tyrolese
1800-1810
1800-10; Tyrol + -ese

Tyrolean

or Tirolean, Tyrolese, Tirolese

[ti-roh-lee-uh n, tahy-] /tɪˈroʊ li ən, taɪ-/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of the Tyrol or its inhabitants.
2.
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.
noun
3.
a native or inhabitant of the Tyrol.
Origin
1800-10; Tyrol + -ean (variant of -ian)
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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
  • Kings were always kind; so the Tyrolese think, who love their lords.

    The Nrnberg Stove Louisa de la Ram (AKA Ouida)
  • And now they have shot the brave, heroic leader of the Tyrolese at Mantua!

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

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane
  • 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

Tyrolese

/ˌtɪrəˈliːz/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the Austrian state of Tyrol or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Tyrol
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