Type Country
Usage English

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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesŠvicarska(Croatian) Zwitserland(Dutch) Schwytz, Suisse(French) Schweiz, Schwyz(German) Svitto, Svizzera(Italian) Švajcarija(Macedonian) Switz(Medieval German) Švajcarska(Serbian) Schwyz, Suiza(Spanish) Schweiz(Swedish)


Entry added May 31, 2018