lucerne

noun
lu·​cerne | \ lü-ˈsərn How to pronounce lucerne (audio) \
variants: or less commonly lucern

Definition of lucerne

chiefly British

First Known Use of lucerne

1626, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lucerne

French luzerne, from Occitan luserno

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The first known use of lucerne was in 1626

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“Lucerne.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lucerne. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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Lucerne geographical name

Lu·​cerne | \ lü-ˈsərn How to pronounce Lucerne (audio) \
variants: or German Luzern \ lüt-​ˈsern How to pronounce Lucerne (audio) \

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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