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Altdorf

[ahlt-dawrf] /ˈɑltˌdɔrf/
noun
1.
a town in and the capital of Uri, in central Switzerland, near Lucerne: legendary home of William Tell.

Uri

[German oo-ree; English oo r-ee] /German ˈu ri; English ˈʊər i/
noun
1.
a canton in central Switzerland. 415 sq. mi. (1075 sq. km).
Capital: Altdorf.
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Altdorf

/German ˈaltdɔrf/
noun
1.
a town in central Switzerland, capital of Uri canton: setting of the William Tell legend. Pop: 8541 (2000)

Uri

/German ˈuːri/
noun
1.
one of the original three cantons of Switzerland, in the centre of the country: mainly German-speaking and Roman Catholic. Capital: Altdorf. Pop: 35 200 (2002 est). Area: 1075 sq km (415 sq miles)
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