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Ticinese is the adjective form of Ticino and can refer to:

Ticinese is a comprehensive denomination for the varieties of the Lombard language spoken in Canton Ticino (Tessin) and in the north of the Province of Varese. The term Ticinesi refers to the citizens of Ticino or speakers of the language.

Porta Ticinese Quartiere of Milan in Lombardy, Italy

Porta Ticinese is a former city gate of Milan, Italy. The gate, facing south-west, was first created with the Spanish walls of the city, in the 16th century, but the original structure was later demolished and replaced in the early 19th century. The name "Porta Ticinese" is used both to refer to the gate proper and to the surrounding district, part of the Zone 6 administrative division. In the same district there is also a homonymous medieval gate, although in common speech the name "Porta Ticinese" is usually assumed to refer to the 19th century gate.

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Stefano Franscini mathematician, member of the Swiss Federal Council

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Lombard language Gallo-Italic language spoken in the Italian region of Lombardy

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Western Lombard is one of the main varieties of Lombard, a Romance language spoken in Italy. It is widespread in the Lombard provinces of Milan, Monza, Varese, Como, Lecco, Sondrio, a small part of Cremona, Lodi and Pavia, and the Piedmont provinces of Novara, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, the eastern part of the Province of Alessandria (Tortona), a small part of Vercelli (Valsesia), and Switzerland. After the name of the region involved, land of the former Duchy of Milan, this language is often referred to as Insubric or Milanese, or, after Clemente Merlo, Cisabduano.

Naviglio Grande canal

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Ticinese franco

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Monte San Giorgio mountain

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Someo

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Pane ticinese white bread traditionally made in the Swiss canton of Ticino

The pane ticinese is a white bread traditionally made in the Swiss canton of Ticino, but also available in the rest of Switzerland, where it is known as "Bread of Ticino". In Ticino, it is referred to by a number of names specific to the region, including pane riga, reale or lireta.

Ticino, Ticinus, Ticinum can refer to:

Melide causeway construction

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Porta Ticinese (Medieval Gate of Milan) Place in Lombardy, Italy

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Zone 6 of Milan Zona of Milan in Lombardy, Italy

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Grand Council of Ticino parliament of the canton of Ticino, Switzerland

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<i>Ticino</i> (train)

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