- a canton in N Switzerland. 668 sq. mi. (1730 sq. km).
- the capital of this canton, on the Lake of Zurich.
- Lake of, a lake in N Switzerland. 25 miles (40 km) long; 34 sq. mi. (88 sq. km).
Examples from the Web for zurich
The Cristina Yang we met ten years ago would have had no problem leaving to run a prestigious hospital in Zurich.Sandra Oh Says Goodbye to Grey’s Anatomy
May 16, 2014
When the fans and journalists arrived at Zurich International Airport, we had no idea what Microsoft had planned.War Games: Microsoft Invades Liechtenstein for Halo 4 Blowout
November 8, 2012
Then when I went to Zurich and saw pictures of myself in the newspaper, it was surreal.Roman Polanski, the Sequel
October 3, 2012
They quickly left Frankfurt for Zurich, Switzerland, where they waited desperately for financial support from LAKAM.The Billionaire and the Fugitive
Meir Doron, Joseph Gelman
July 23, 2011
“If he had real money in Zurich, it may be gone by now,” the official said.The Hunt for Mubarak's Billions
February 12, 2011
The managers in Zurich and Copenhagen are also German subjects.England and Germany
Emile Joseph Dillon
I felt it from the first, directly I set my eyes on you—you remember—in Zurich.
He had been made known to her at Zurich, where he had broken his journey while on his way from Dresden.
I took his hand, which he allowed me to kiss, and I then set out for Zurich.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Switzerland has its little railway of twenty-five miles, from Zurich to Baden.
- a canton of NE Switzerland: mainly Protestant and German-speaking. Capital: Zürich. Pop: 342 500 (2002 est). Area: 1729 sq km (668 sq miles)
- a city in NE Switzerland, the capital of Zürich canton, on Lake Zürich: the largest city and industrial centre in Switzerland; centre of the Swiss Reformation; financial centre. Pop: 336 821 (1999 est)
- Lake Zürich a lake in N Switzerland, mostly in Zürich canton. Area: 89 sq km (34 sq miles)
Word Origin and History for zurich
German Zürich, ultimately from Celtic root *dur- "water."
Largest city in Switzerland, situated in the northern part of the country.