Thurgau

geographical name
Thur·​gau | \ ˈtu̇r-ˌgau̇ How to pronounce Thurgau (audio) \
variants: or French Thurgovie \ tᵫr-​gȯ-​ˈvē How to pronounce Thurgovie (audio) \

Definition of Thurgau

canton of northeastern Switzerland on Lake Constance; capital Frauenfeld area 389 square miles (1008 square kilometers), population 248,500

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“Thurgau.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thurgau. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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