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Davos (ˈdævɒs Pronunciation for Davos



  1. a mountain resort in Switzerland: winter sports, site of the Parsenn ski run. Pop: 11 417 (2000). Height: about 1560 m (5118 ft) Romansch name: Tarau

Example Sentences Including 'Davos'

"Multilateralism cannot become an excuse for inaction," Powell told the World Economic Forum in the Swiss town of Davos.
New Zealand Herald (2003)
Before Liz could argue, she went on, `When I am skiing in Davos , I know many, many young men.
Skelton, Alison Scott An Older Woman
Davos Man is most publicly embodied in Bill Gates, the ubiquitous chairman of the Microsoft Corporation.
Independent (1998)
For the last few years I've gone to a winter meeting of business and political leaders in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos.
Independent (1998)
Swati Kamal Disappointment At Davos Annual picnics are always predictable.
Business Today (1998)
The irony was that Louis's health seemed to improve (on the whole) in Davos , even though he hated the place.
were always parties, not fun parties like we had in Davos , but boring parties with everyone talking about politics with Andrew.
Skelton, Alison Scott An Older Woman


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