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Swiss Confederation

Definitions

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  • proper noun The full, official name of Switzerland, a Western European country.

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  • noun a landlocked federal republic in central Europe

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Examples

  • An outspoken and strong feminist, Ruth Dreifuss was the first woman and the first Jew to hold the office of President of the Swiss Confederation — a significant achievement in Switzerland, where women received the right to vote only in 1971 and which was the last country in Western Europe to recognize Jewish rights.

    Ruth Dreifuss.

  • The case of the Swiss Confederation and its claim to rank as a nation would be like the case of those gentes, if any such there were, which did not spring even from the expansion of an original family, but which were artificially formed in imitation of those which did, and which, instead of a real or traditional forefather, chose for themselves an adopted one.

    Race and Language

  • Geneva was fifty years ago in the Swiss Confederation.

    Mutual Aid; a factor of evolution

  • The majority of its shares are held by the Swiss Confederation.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • "The feeling is that a decision on urgent action can be taken more easily and quickly in a smaller forum," said Deiss, a former president of the Swiss Confederation.

    North America - INTER PRESS SERVICE

  • By then the Swiss Confederation had become a union of 13 localities with a regularly convening diet administering the subject territories.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Ruth Dreifuss, former President of the Swiss Confederation, speaks about her role in the formation of swissnex Boston.

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  • By then the Swiss Confederation had become a union of 13 localities with a regularly convening diet administering the subject territories.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • "The feeling is that a decision on urgent action can be taken more easily and quickly in a smaller forum," said Deiss, a former president of the Swiss Confederation.

    Global Affairs - INTER PRESS SERVICE

  • "The feeling is that a decision on urgent action can be taken more easily and quickly in a smaller forum," said Deiss, a former president of the Swiss Confederation.

    Global Affairs - INTER PRESS SERVICE

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