geographical name

Swit·​zer·​land ˈswit-sər-lənd How to pronounce Switzerland (audio)
variants or French Suisse or German Schweiz or Italian Svizzera or Latin Helvetia
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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Switzerland. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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