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Winterthur

(vĭn`tərto͞or'), city (1990 est. pop. 85,200), Zürich canton, N Switzerland. An industrial center, it is an important rail junction and has manufactures of railroad equipment (including locomotives and diesel engines) and cotton textiles. It is also a cultural center with an old music festival and two excellent art collections. Winterthur was ruled by the counts of Kyburg (whose castle stands south of the city) until 1264, when it passed to the Hapsburgs. It became a free city of the Holy Roman Empire in 1415 and in 1467 was bought by Zürich.

Winterthur

an industrial town in NE central Switzerland, in Zürich canton: has the largest technical college in the country. Pop.: 90 483 (2000)
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Bundesamt fE-r Strassen ASTRA, Abteilung Strasseninfrastruktur Ost, Filiale Winterthur, GrE-zefeldstrasse 41, 8404 Winterthur, Schweiz, Telefon: +41 58 480 47 11, Fax: +41 58 480 47 90, E-Mail: beschaffung.
It was probably for the best reason of all that Kloten-born Michael Kuenzle relocated to Switzerland's sixth largest city at the age of 30--he had fallen in love with a girl from Winterthur.
The certificate will be finished with a self-learning unit located on an e- learning platform where the participants from Frankfurt and Winterthur will be collaborating.
The objects conservation program will be implemented with expertise provided by the Walters, Winterthur, and the University of Delaware.
A metallurgist by training, Allitsch worked in the refractory industry in Europe and America before joining Winterthur to head its largest manufacturing unit, Rappold Winterthur Technologie in Austria.
Upon her first visit to Winterthur in 1961, Jacqueline Kennedy wrote, "I just can't believe it was possible for anyone to ever do such a thing.
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A real-time quoting application has made Winterthur US Holdings' products more competitive and streamlined how independent agents work with the company.
This volume presents a selection of export ware from the collection of Leo and Doris Hodroff donated to the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum in Delaware.
The company said Winterthur had no grounds whatsoever for the termination.
In 2002 Winterthur hosted the Ministry of Sound's first mainland Europe summer residency with DJs from London and Ibiza drawing house music fans from across the country.