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Switzerland definition

Overview

This page has two definitions of Switzerland in English. Switzerland is a proper noun and noun. Examples of how to use Switzerland in a sentence are shown. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

English

Etymology

Compound of Switzer +‎ -land, adopted in the 16th century from Early Modern German Schwytzerland (land of the Swiss).

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Proper noun

Switzerland's location

Switzerland

  1. A sovereign country in south central Europe. Official name: Swiss Confederation

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Noun

Switzerland (uncountable)

  1. (figuratively) A neutral party in a dispute; one who does not take sides.
    I’m not getting involved in this argument. I’m Switzerland.

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