lucerne

noun lu·cerne \ lü-ˈsərn \
variants: or less commonly lucern

Definition of lucerne

chiefly British

Origin and Etymology of lucerne

French luzerne, from Occitan luserno


Lucerne

geographical name Lu·cerne \ lü-ˈsərn \
variants: or German Luzern play \lüt-ˈsern\

Definition of Lucerne

1 canton of central Switzerland area 577 square miles (1494 square kilometers), population 390,000
2 commune on Lake of Lucerne, central Switzerland population 80,500
Note: The commune of Lucerne is the capital of the canton of Lucerne.

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