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Turin

city in northern Italy, Italian Torino, Roman Augusta Taurinorum, probably from the Taurini, a Ligurian people who had a capital there, the name perhaps from Celtic *tauro "mountain" or *tur "water," but long interpreted by folk etymology as from Latin taurus "bull."

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of Turin from WordNet

Turin (n.)
capital city of the Piemonte region of northwestern Italy;
Synonyms: Torino
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