Definitions for ticinotɪˈtʃi noʊ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a canton in S Switzerland. 395,199; 1086 sq. mi. (2813 sq. km).
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: Cap.: Bellinzona.; French and German, Tessin.
an Italian-speaking region of southern Switzerland
An Italian-speaking canton of Switzerland.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the most southerly canton of Switzerland, lies on the Italian frontier; slopes down from the Lepontine Alps in the N. to fertile cultivated plains in the S., which grow olives, vines, figs, &c.; the inhabitants speak Italian, and the canton, from the mildness of its climate and richness of its soil, has been called the "Italian Switzerland," embraces most of Lakes Lugano and Maggiore, and is traversed by the St. Gothard Railway.
a river of Switzerland and North Italy; springs from the S. side of Mount St. Gothard, flows southwards through Lake Maggiore and SE. through North Italy, joining the Po 4 m. below Pavia, after a course of 120 m.