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Schwyz

[shveets] /ʃvits/
noun
1.
a canton in central Switzerland, bordering on the Lake of Lucerne. 350 sq. mi. (900 sq. km).
2.
a city in and the capital of this canton, in the W part.
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Schwyz

/German ʃviːts/
noun
1.
a canton of central Switzerland: played an important part in the formation of the Swiss confederation, to which it gave its name. Capital: Schwyz. Pop: 133 300 (2002 est). Area: 908 sq km (351 sq miles)
2.
a town in E central Switzerland, capital of Schwyz canton: tourism. Pop: 13 802 (2000)
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