from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An ancient region of central Europe occupying a plateau between the Alps and the Jura Mountains. It was named by the Romans for its predominantly Celtic inhabitants. Helvetia corresponded roughly to the western part of modern Switzerland, and the name is still used poetically.
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- n. An ancient Celtic country in central Europe,
- n. Switzerland
- n. The national personification of Switzerland.
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