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a. (context New Zealand English) A singular emotive response to a pleasing situation or event. interj. (context New Zealand English) A Strong voicing of thanks, approval or agreement. Also used as a parting salutation.


Chur or Coire ( or ; or ; ; ) is the capital and largest city of the Swiss canton of Graubünden and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. The city, which is located on the right bank of the Rhine, is reputedly the oldest town of Switzerland.

The official language of Chur is (the Swiss variety of Standard) German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.

Chur (disambiguation)

Chur is a city in Switzerland.

Chur or CHUR may also refer to:

  • Chondritic uniform reservoir
  • Chur, Kurdistan, a village in Kurdistan Province, Iran
  • Chur, Stavropol Krai, a rural locality (an aul) in Stavropol Krai, Russia
  • Chur, Udmurt Republic, a rural locality (a settlement) in the Udmurt Republic, Russia
  • Roman Catholic Diocese of Chur, Switzerland
  • CHUR-FM, a radio station in North Bay, Ontario, Canada
  • 269550 Chur, an asteroid

Usage examples of "chur".

Liechtenstein, Chur, Albula, Upper Engadine, Maloja, Bergell and Lake Como.

Then, instead of continuing due west toward Zurich, at Vaduz he turned south, passed through Chur, and followed the Rhine to Brig, in the shadow of the towering Jungfrau.

Rhine Valley, Fürstentum Liechtenstein, Chur, Albula, Upper Engadine, Maloja, Bergell and Lake Como.

Irascible Mason, known up and down the Churs of Stroud, on occasions like this, as a lightning Shin-Kicker, has actually begun shuffling to seek some purchase upon the gleaming floor, when he belatedly recognizes the notorious Calvert agent Captain Dasp, to smoak whose Dangerousness even those of an Idiocy far more advanc'd than Mason's require but an anxious few seconds.

Pyanfar held the endmost seat bridgeward, Haral the endmost galleyward, and Tirun and Chur sandwiched Tully between them, while Hilfy and Geran took the other side.

Looked disquietedly at the others, at Haral and Geran and Chur and Tirun, who had their own rights on this ship which was theirs as well as hers, who had been here longer and knew better and had to know what the odds were.

True, they spoke a little aglais, as did Chur Durwen, and Mitigan spoke enough Thibegan, which was a Nantaskan tongue, to make his wants known if he used sign language along with it, but neither of the men had any luck whatsoever in finding out where Bernesohn Famber might once have lived and even now held lease upon Dinadh.

She cast a look past Chur and Haral to the Llun, Ginas, who nodded, a flat-eared and anxious stare in return "You don't," Pyanfar said, "have to make the return trip There's no reason for you to, ker Llun.

And she'd watched Chur go thin and otherly and sometimes as sensible as gtsta, when she was tracking something.

Pyanfar had said, and Chur disengaged herself and headed down the corridor from the bridge to Khym's cabin, wobbling as she walked.