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Vaud

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noun
  1. a canton in W Switzerland. 1239 sq. mi. (3210 sq. km). Capital: Lausanne.
German Waadt.
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Examples from the Web for vaud

Historical Examples

  • M. de la Vaud speaks of a similar union in Tigridia pavonia.

    Vegetable Teratology

    Maxwell T. Masters

  • Its position may be seen in its relations to the Pays de Vaud.

  • The patriots of Vaud heard them, and rejoiced at the hope of a new era about to be begun.

    Lausanne

    Francis Henry Gribble

  • Yverdon is in the Canton of Vaud, and it was there that Pestalozzi kept his school.

    Lausanne

    Francis Henry Gribble

  • Having mastered the Pays de Vaud, he governed with moderation.

    The Spell of Switzerland

    Nathan Haskell Dole


British Dictionary definitions for vaud

Vaud

noun
  1. 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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