Definitions

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  • n. A chief magistrate in some Swiss cantons.
  • n. The president of the diet of the Helvetic republic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A chief magistrate in some of the Swiss cantons.
  • n. The president of the diet of the Helvetic republic.

Etymologies

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German Landamman, literally "land bailiff". See land and ambassador.

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