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TypeCountry
PronouncedPron.SHVIETS German
SHVAYTS Swedish
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Meaning & History

From the name of the town and canton of SCHWYZ. This is the German and Swedish name of Switzerland.
Other Languages & CulturesSchwyz, Switzerland English Schwytz, Suisse French Svitto, Svizzera Italian Switz Medieval German Schwyz, Suiza Spanish
Entry updated July 11, 2018   Contribute