Valais

geographical name
Va·​lais | \ va-ˈlā How to pronounce Valais (audio) \
variants: or German Wallis \ ˈvä-​lis How to pronounce Wallis (audio) \

Definition of Valais

canton of southwest central Switzerland bordering on France and Italy; capital Sion area 2020 square miles (5232 square kilometers), population 313,000

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“Valais.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Valais. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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