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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The TREATY OF LAUSANNE (See 1923, July 24) replaced the harsh Treaty of Sèvres (1920), which had been imposed on the defeated Ottoman Empire, while the Lausanne negotiations were with the new Turkish Republic.
The board, led by IOC president Jacques Rogge, meets June 21-23 in Lausanne to confirm the official candidates.
College Park, the IOC archive in Lausanne, Switzerland, the Avery Brundage archive at the University of Illinois (Brundage was IOC president in 1960), and the LA84 Foundation archive in Los Angeles, among others.
Re amusing signs … my favourite was a MacDonalds sign in Lausanne train station in Switzerland, which had the golden arches and underneath “Pile en Face”.
Lausanne is deep in preparations for its huge Cape Town 2010 Congress to be held in collaboration with the World Evangelical Alliance.
Due to the economic downturn in the US, Lausanne is among many groups experiencing a financial challenge and is looking for donors.
The newspaper was printed in Lausanne, Switzerland by La Concorde.
Good news for public health: Bioengineering researchers from the EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland, have developed and patented a nanoparticle that can deliver vaccines more effectively, with fewer side effects, and at a fraction of the cost of current vaccine technologies.
Writing in Lausanne World Pulse, Roger Peterson documented this growth: In 1965 student researcher Thomas Chandler noted only 540 individuals from North America involved in short-term mission.
The issue will also be discussed Wednesday at a WADA seminar in Lausanne, Switzerland, where IOC president Jacques Rogge will be among the speakers.