lucerne

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

lucern

Definition of lucerne

chiefly British

  1. :  alfalfa

Origin and Etymology of lucerne

French luzerne, from Occitan luserno


First Known Use: 1626


Lucerne

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geographical name Lu·cerne \lü-ˈsərn\
variants: or German

Luzern

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Definition of Lucerne

  1. 1 canton of central Switzerland area 577 square miles (1494 square kilometers), population 390,000

  2. 2 commune on Lake of Lucerne, central Switzerland population 80,500 The commune of Lucerne is the capital of the canton of Lucerne.


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