Switzerland

geographical name
Swit·​zer·​land | \ ˈswit-sər-lənd How to pronounce Switzerland (audio) \
variants: or French Suisse \ ˈswʸēs How to pronounce Suisse (audio) \ or German Schweiz \ ˈshvīts How to pronounce Schweiz (audio) \ or Italian Svizzera \ ˈzvēt-​tsā-​rä How to pronounce Svizzera (audio) \ or Latin Helvetia \ hel-​ˈvē-​sh(ē-​)ə How to pronounce Helvetia (audio) \

Definition of Switzerland

landlocked country (a federal republic) in western Europe in the Alps; capital Bern area 15,937 square miles (41,277 square kilometers), population 8,293,000

see also swiss entry 1 sense 1

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“Switzerland.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Svizzera?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=gg&file=ggswit03. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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