Neuchâtel

geographical name
Neu·​châ·​tel | \ ˌnü-shä-ˈtel How to pronounce Neuchâtel (audio) , ˌnyü-, ˌnər-, ˌnə-, ˌnœ- \

Definition of Neuchâtel

1 canton in western Switzerland in the Jura Mountains bordering France area 308 square miles (798 square kilometers), population 176,402
2 commune on Lake of Neuchâtel (area 84 square miles, or 218 square kilometers), population 33,000

Note: The commune of Neuchâtel is the capital of the canton of Neuchâtel.

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“Neuchâtel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Neuch%C3%A2tel. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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