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Meaning of "Winterthur" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WINTERTHUR

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PRONUNCIATION OF WINTERTHUR

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WINTERTHUR

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Winterthur is a noun.
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WHAT DOES WINTERTHUR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Winterthur

Winterthur

Winterthur is a city in the canton of Zürich in northern Switzerland. It has the country's sixth largest population, estimated at more than 100,000 people. In the local dialect and by its inhabitants, it is usually abbreviated as Winti. Today Winterthur is a service and high-tech industry centre, but many people make use of its proximity to Zürich, which lies approximately 30 kilometres to the south-west, and only 18 minutes by train. Winterthur is connected to Germany and Italy by direct trains and enjoys links to Zürich Airport. It is also a regional transport hub: the A1 motorway from Geneva through to St. Margrethen connects in Winterthur with the A4 motorway heading north toward Schaffhausen and the A7 motorway heading close to the Swiss-German border at Kreuzlingen. There are also roads leading to other places such as Turbenthal. Winterthur Hauptbahnhof is one of the busiest railway stations in Switzerland.

Definition of Winterthur in the English dictionary

The definition of Winterthur in the dictionary is an industrial town in NE central Switzerland, in Zürich canton: has the largest technical college in the country. Pop: 90 483.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WINTERTHUR

Winthrop
wintle
Winton

WORDS THAT END LIKE WINTERTHUR

Arthur
Ashur
Asshur
chur
craythur
desulphur
flowers of sulphur
liver of sulphur
low-sulphur
Macarthur
mohur
Port Arthur
sambhur
sulphur
the craythur
Uighur

Synonyms and antonyms of Winterthur in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Winterthur» into 25 languages

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温特图尔
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Winterthur
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Winterthur
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विंटरथुर
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فينترتور
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Винтертур
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Winterthur
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Winterthur,
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Winterthur
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Winterthur
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Winterthur
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ウィンタートゥール
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빈터
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Winterthur
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Winterthur
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விண்டர்தார்
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विंटरथुर
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Winterthur
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Winterthur
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Winterthur
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Вінтертур
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Winterthur
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Winterthur
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Winterthur
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Winterthur
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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WINTERTHUR»

The term «Winterthur» is quite widely used and occupies the 28.988 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WINTERTHUR»

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New England furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and ...
The export trade and the role of specialists, particularly upholsterers, are also discussed. The book presents informative essays on each furniture form and detailed entries on 225 individual objects.
Nancy E. Richards, Nancy Goyne Evans, Wendy A. Cooper, 1997
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Winterthur
A fascinating portrait emerges of Winterthur during its heyday as a grand country manor that was a home with every possible amenity as well as a center for sophisticated and lavish entertaining. (Winterthur had its own post office, railroad ...
Jay E. Cantor, 1985
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American silver at Winterthur
This profusely illustrated in-depth study of the American silver collection at Winterthur sets some significant new standards for silver collection catalogues.
Ian M. G. Quimby, Dianne Johnson, Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, 1995
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Needlework Masterpieces from Winterthur
Inspired by the Winterthur Museum's historic collection of decorative arts in Delaware, USA, the author presents 33 colour-charted needlework projects.
Hollis Greer Minor, 1998
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Henry F. Du Pont and Winterthur: A Daughter's Portrait
The story of Henry du Pont and the museum of Americana he envisioned.
Ruth Lord, 1999
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American cornucopia: treasures of the Winterthur Library
This handsome volume presents highlights of the Winterthur Library collection in eighteen different areas related to the material culture of early America.
Winterthur Library, Katharine Martinez, 1990
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The Winterthur Garden: Henry Francis Du Pont's Romance with ...
In "The Winterthur Garden, author Denise Magnani, curator of landscape at Winterthur, offers an intimate portrait of both the man and his environment.
Denise Magnani, Carol Betsch, 2004
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Glass in early America: selections from the Henry Francis du ...
The seven essays that open the book move from a survey of glassmaking in Europe and the colonies to a brief history of the acquisition of glass by Henry Francis du Pont, whose collection at Winterthur is the basis for this book, and the ...
Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Arlene M. Palmer, 1993
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The Installation of Historic Architecture at Winterthur: A ...
This book presents a look at one man's collecting habits, as well as his development of the museum's period room displays, through a description of the historic woodwork installed in three popular rooms at Winterthur.
Carol E. Borchert, Nancy A. Holst, Henry Francis Du Pont Winterthur Museum, 1998
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Iron At Winterthur
"Iron at Winterthur brings to light this extraordinary but oft-overlooked collection.
Donald L. Fennimore, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WINTERTHUR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Winterthur is used in the context of the following news items.
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Wärtsilä, MAN and Winterthur collaborate on engine project
Led by Wärtsilä, MAN Diesel & Turbo and Winterthur Gas & Diesel, the Hercules-2 project is initially aimed at marine engines – though the outcomes will likely ... «Cogeneration & On-Site Power Production Magazine, Jul 15»
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Winterthur Museum has exceeded annual fundraising goal
In a statement, Museum Director Dr. David Roselle said, “I hope everyone will take heart in the number and generosity of our friends, including many Winterthur ... «Delaware First Media, Jul 15»
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Police: Robbery on Winterthur
A man told police he was walking on Winterthur about 6 p.m. when he was approached by two men. The suspects took the victim's property by force then fled. «Reston Now, Jun 15»
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Winterthur Announces Acquisitions
At the Furniture Forum (March 4-7) Winterthur announced the purchase of a chest of drawers made by John Shearer (worked 1790-1820) for Salome Kramer of ... «Maine Antique Digest, May 15»
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Thousands race to Winterthur for Point-to-Point
It was the sort of day they put on postcards. On a warm, sunny Sunday, a crowd of more than 16,000 people parked cars and laid out blankets on the sprawling ... «The News Journal, May 15»
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Winterthur exhibit looks at Pennsylvania German art
It's the camels that will grab your attention in Winterthur Museum's new exhibit about the folk art of the Pennsylvania Dutch. Anyone even slightly familiar with that ... «The News Journal, Mar 15»
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Celebrating Pennsylvania German folk art at Winterthur
Lisa Minardi, Assistant Curator of the Winterthur Museum, stands beside the extraordinary vibrant Kleiderschrank (clothes cupboard), one of the many treasures ... «The Times Herald, Mar 15»
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'A Colorful Folk'
Now an assistant curator at Winterthur, she created “A Colorful Folk” primarily from ... “A Colorful Folk” opened at Winterthur on March 1 and will run through Jan. «UD Daily, Mar 15»
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Winterthur to open 'A Colorful Folk' March 1
Winterthur, coming off a landmark year thanks to last year's Downton Abbey ... Winterthur's “A Colorful Folk” showcases the collections of Henry Francis du Pont ... «Delco News Network, Feb 15»
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'My pension firm underpaid me every month for 12 years'
In 2002 Mr Dalton, then in his sixties, used a £50,000 pension pot to buy an annuity from Winterthur, the insurer. The process was not entirely smooth but at the ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jan 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Winterthur [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/winterthur>. Nov 2019 ».
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