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Meaning & History

From Switzer, a word meaning "Swiss", ultimately derived from the name of the Swiss town and canton of SCHWYZ, plus land. This is the name of a country in central Europe.
Other Languages & CulturesSchwytz, Suisse French Schweiz, Schwyz German Svitto, Svizzera Italian Switz Medieval German Schwyz, Suiza Spanish Schweiz Swedish
Entry added May 31, 2018   Contribute