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Trieste (triːˈɛst Pronunciation for Trieste ; Italian triˈɛste) 



  1. a port in NE Italy, capital of Friuli-Venezia Giulia region, on the Gulf of Trieste at the head of the Adriatic Sea: under Austrian rule (1382–1918); capital of the Free Territory of Trieste (1947–54); important transit port for central Europe. Pop: 211 184 (2001) Slovene and Croatian name: Trst
  2. See Free Territory of Trieste

Example Sentences Including 'Trieste'

At Trieste they joined the ships, two naval frigates, the Augusta and the Austria.
Tony Juniper SPIX'S MACAW: The Race to Save the World's Rarest Bird (2002)
At a recent meeting of research ministers and academics in Trieste , delegates searched for the reasons.
Globe and Mail (2003)
Burton's later travels were in North America, and as consul at Fernando Po, Santos in Brazil, Damascus and Trieste , where he died.
He lectured there on the theory of the orbits of satellites and visited Trieste many times.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
Svevo had already put his work before Trieste 's (and Italy's) literary community and had been rewarded with indifference.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
The Risiera di San Sabba in Trieste , northeastern Italy, was the only Nazi death camp on Italian territory with a crematorium.
canada.com (2005)
They had arrived in the bustling port some weeks previously from Trieste in the Adriatic.
Tony Juniper SPIX'S MACAW: The Race to Save the World's Rarest Bird (2002)


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