Zurich

geographical name
Zu·​rich | \ ˈzu̇r-ik How to pronounce Zurich (audio) \
variants: or German Zürich \ ˈtsᵫ-​riḵ How to pronounce Zürich (audio) \

Definition of Zurich

1 canton of northern Switzerland area 668 square miles (1730 square kilometers), population 1,425,500
2 city in northern Switzerland at the northwestern end of the Lake of Zurich population 373,000

Note: The city of Zürich serves as capital of the canton of Zürich.

Other Words from Zurich

Züricher \ ˈzu̇r-​i-​kər How to pronounce Züricher (audio) , ˈtsᵫ-​ri-​ḵər \ noun

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

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