Definitions

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  • n. a landlocked federal republic in central Europe

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I visited the acknowledged maestro, Luca Caviezel, a Sicilian born in 1923 to Swiss parents who ran the city of Catania's renowned Pasticceria Svizzera pastry shop.

    In Search Of The Perfect Gelato

  • We had asked the owner of the Svizzera to book ahead for us, and he had booked a room rather than dortoir places, but we had just replenished our euros, so we went posh for the night.

    Day 9 – Trient via the Fenetre d’Arpette

  • Microsoft ha già da qualche mese lanciato in Svizzera, in collaborazione con Swisscom, una forma rudimentale di un proprio sistema di IpTv con centinaia di canali.

    Gates: TV is Doomed

  • Svizzera (local Italian name Switzerland 47 00 N 8 00 E for Switzerland)

    The 2001 CIA World Factbook

  • Country name: conventional long form: Swiss Confederation conventional short form: Switzerland local short form: Schweiz (German), Suisse (French), Svizzera

    The 2004 CIA World Factbook

  • Confederation Suisse (French), Confederazione Svizzera (Italian) local short form: Schweiz (German), Suisse (French), Svizzera

    The 1999 CIA Factbook

  • An enthusiastic letter of thanks has been published in the papers, emanating from these grateful "Chinks," (Swiss for "Dago,") and ending up with "Eviva la Svizzera!"

    The New York Times Current History: the European War, February, 1915

  • Confederation Suisse (French); Confederazione Svizzera (Italian) local short form: Schweiz (German); Suisse (French); Svizzera

    The 2007 CIA World Factbook

  • Svizzera (local Italian Switzerland 47 00 N 8 00 E name for Switzerland)

    The 2007 CIA World Factbook

  • This more sophisticated formula is laid out nicely by David Alexander, who teaches courses in emergency management and humanitarian logistics at the Università della Svizzera italiana in Florence, Italy:

    NYT > Home Page

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