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Appenzell

[ap-uh n-zel; German ah-puh n-tsel] /ˈæp ənˌzɛl; German ˈɑ pənˌtsɛl/
noun
1.
a canton in NE Switzerland, divided into two independent areas.
2.
a town in and the capital of Appenzell Inner Rhoden.
3.
(often lowercase) a type of embroidery, used chiefly on fine hankerchiefs.

Appenzell Inner Rhoden

[German ah-puh n-tsel in-uh r rohd-n] /German ˈɑ pənˌtsɛl ˈɪn ər ˈroʊd n/
noun
1.
a demicanton in NE Switzerland: Catholic. 66 sq. mi. (170 sq. km).
Capital: Appenzell.
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Appenzell

/German apənˈtsɛl; ˈapəntsɛl/
noun
1.
a canton of NE Switzerland, divided in 1597 into the Protestant demicanton of Appenzell Outer Rhodes and the Catholic demicanton of Appenzell Inner Rhodes. Capitals: Herisau and Appenzell, respectively. Pop: 53 200 and Pop: 15 000 (2002 est) respectively. Areas: 243 sq km (94 sq miles) and 171 sq km (66 sq miles) respectively
2.
a town in NE Switzerland, capital of Appenzell Inner Rhodes demicanton. Pop: 5447 (2000)
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