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Merano

a town and resort in NE Italy, in the foothills of the central Alps: capital of the Tyrol (12th--15th century); under Austrian rule until 1919. Pop.: 33 656 (2001)

Merano

 

a city in northern Italy in Bolzano Province in the Trentino-Aldo Adige. Situated on the upper course of the Adige River. Population, 32,500 (1965). More than half of the labor force is employed in the service industries. Beer, canned fruits, wine, chemicals, and ceramics are produced in Merano. A hydroelectric power plant is located near the city.

Merano is a climatic and balneological resort located in the foothills of the Alps. The climate is marine, with a mild, sunny winter (average January temperature, 0°-2°C) and a warm summer (average July temperature, 21°C). The chief therapeutic means is the cold radioative springs (13°C; Mach number, 150-250), the water of which is used for drinking, baths, inhalation therapy, and showers. Climatotherapy and grape therapy are also prescribed. Merano offers treatment for diseases of the respiratory organs, the gastrointestinal tract, and joints; metabolic disorders; and gynecological and skin diseases. It has balneotherapy and physical therapy clinics, boardinghouses, and hotels.

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"I nominated Katie because she and her family have been through a lot of problems," said Dr Meran.
Italian yoghurt manufacturer Latteria Merano/Milchhof Meran has teamed up with Martek Biosciences Corporation to launch a new drinking yoghurt containing Martek's flagship DHA omega-3 product--life's DHA.
(13) On Weisman and Titicut Follies, see Mamber, 217-220; also Ira Halberstadt, "An Interview with Fred Wiseman," in Richard Meran Barsam (ed.), Nonfiction Film Theory and Criticism (New York: Dutton, 1976), 296-309, and David Denby, "Documenting America," Atlantic Monthly 225 (March, 1970, 139-142).
While trying to find relief from his tuberculosis at a sanatorium in Meran in April 1920, Kafka was invited to share a dinner table with two high-ranking members of the Austrian army.
Oliver Haid's fascinating analysis of the emergence of a beer-drinking culture in the wine-producing town of Meran demonstrates how new technologies brought tourists to the region who, in turn, drove up the price of wine, allowing entrepreneurs to employ more modern and efficient brewing techniques to create both affordable, drinkable beer, and establish the inns where locals could imbibe it.
MASTER CLASS: Year four pupils of St Gregory's RC School and (below) Atarah Ben Tovim with youngsters (from left) Derri Louise Meran, Lauren Hayes and Katie Simms.
One of its merits is that she includes those articles which have a bearing on Jesenska's relationship with her demanding correspondent in the Meran sanatorium, both those which he commented on in his letters to her and those where she quotes him to her readers.
Meran Khan, six, said: ``It makes me feel sad because people drop rubbish on the floor and it goes smelly.
"We talked about how the last person out should turn off the lights," says Edit Meran, a KLAF committee member, "since now we'd have to shut everything down.
After our experience with Turkish-style, coffee prepared with an Arabica and Robusta blend of beans, we were thankful for the coffee prepared at our hotel, The Meran. Each morning we enjoyed a wonderful breakfast of eggs, sausages, pastries, cereal and best of all, filter brewed, all Arabica, Tchibo coffee.
March 31, 1914, Meran, South Tirol, Austro-Hungarian Empire [now Merano, Italy])