from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of western Switzerland on the northern shore of Lake Geneva. Originally a Celtic settlement, Lausanne became a center of Calvinism after the 1530s and was home to Voltaire, Gibbon, and Rousseau in the 18th century. Population: 118,000.
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- proper n. A city, and district in west Switzerland, where French is the main language.
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- n. a city in western Switzerland; cultural and commercial center
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