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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