Switzerland

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geographical name Swit·zer·land \ˈswit-sər-lənd\
variants: or French

Suisse

play \ˈswʸēs\ or German

Schweiz

play \ˈshvīts\ or Italian

Svizzera

play \ˈzvēt-tsā-rä\ or Latin

Helvetia

play \hel-ˈvē-sh(ē-)ə\

Definition of Switzerland

  1. landlocked country (a federal republic) in western Europe in the Alps; capital Bern area 15,940 square miles (41,285 square kilometers), population 7,870,000

  1. —see also 1swiss

SWITZERLAND Defined for English Language Learners

Switzerland

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geographical name

Definition of Switzerland for English Language Learners

  • : country in Europe



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