Schaffhausen

geographical name
Schaff·​hau·​sen | \ shäf-ˈhau̇-zᵊn How to pronounce Schaffhausen (audio) \

Definition of Schaffhausen

1 canton in northern Switzerland bordering on southwestern Germany area 115 square miles (298 square kilometers), population 79,000
2 commune and capital of the canton of Schaffhausen population 36,000

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“Schaffhausen.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Schaffhausen. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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