[loh-zan; French loh-zan]
- a city in and the capital of Vaud, in W Switzerland, on the Lake of Geneva.
- a canton in W Switzerland. 1239 sq. mi. (3210 sq. km). Capital: Lausanne.
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After graduation he spent a few months in Lausanne studying French, then moved to Florence to study Italian.Hunting Down Aribert Heim, Egypt’s Hidden Nazi
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They were then airlifted to nearby hospitals in Lausanne and Berne.Swiss Ski Trip’s Horrific End
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Lausanne, the latest victim, is expected to join the next meeting.The New Pink Panther Gang
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I asked Lebel after the ambassador, and how long he had been at Lausanne.
I lost a hundred Louis, and was glad to see them set out for Lausanne.
After five weeks he found it impossible to remain any longer in Lausanne.The Life of Gordon, Volume II
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He also heard that his family, whom he had left at Lausanne, required his assistance.
Claris had just reached France on his return from the seminary at Lausanne.
- a city in W Switzerland, capital of Vaud canton, on Lake Geneva; cultural and commercial centre; university (1537). Pop: 116 300 (2002 est)
- a canton of SW Switzerland: mountainous in the southeast; chief Swiss producer of wine. Capital: Lausanne. Pop: 632 000 (2002 est). Area: 3209 sq km (1240 sq miles)German name: Waadt
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