from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of central Switzerland on the northern shore of the Lake of Lucerne, an irregularly shaped lake surrounded by mountains. The city developed around a monastery founded in the eighth century and is a major resort. Population: 57,900.
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- proper n. A canton of Switzerland.
- proper n. A city in Switzerland, the capital of the canton of Lucerne.
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Legend links the name "Lucerne" from the Latin lucerna, meaning "lamp" with an angel who, with light streaming from his fingertips, indicated to eighth-century Benedictine monks the site on which they should build the city's first chapel.
Arabic in its origin, and the term Lucerne has probably been given to it from the Canton Lucerne in Switzerland.
Sat 10/10/09 3: 33 PM of course my favorite moviegoing experience was in Lucerne, Switzerland, in the choir for FOTR and TTT!!
Bravely, I walked into a luscious-looking fromagerie in Lucerne and proudly asked the fromager for "un morceau de fromage suisse", hoping to buy some emmenthal.
During a visit to a breathtaking, beautiful and ornate Christian cathedral in Lucerne, Switzerland last week, I was taken aback by the sight of something that seemed completely out of context and out of place – a baleful and evil-looking Illuminati eye staring out over a representation of the crucified Jesus.
Men's single sculls, women's double sculls: Same process as the previous group, but the U.S. rowers did not qualify in Lucerne and therefore won't be in Athens.
The USA, fourth in Lucerne, might contend for bronze.
At the World Cup in Lucerne, Switzerland, France finished second and Hungary was third.
The winners will seek Olympic berths June 13-16 in Lucerne, Switzerland.
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