Zurich

geographical name Zu·rich \ ˈzu̇r-ik \
variants: or German Zürich play \ˈtsᵫ-riḵ\

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.

Züricher

play \-i-kər, -ri-ḵər\ noun

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