Altdorf

[ ahlt-dawrf ]
/ ˈɑltˌdɔrf /

noun

a town in and the capital of Uri, in central Switzerland, near Lucerne: legendary home of William Tell.

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Uri

[ German oo-ree; English oo r-ee ]
/ German ˈu ri; English ˈʊər i /

noun

a canton in central Switzerland. 415 sq. mi. (1075 sq. km). Capital: Altdorf.
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Altdorf

/ (German ˈaltdɔrf) /

noun

a town in central Switzerland, capital of Uri canton: setting of the William Tell legend. Pop: 8541 (2000)

British Dictionary definitions for altdorf (2 of 2)

Uri

/ (German ˈuːri) /

noun

one of the original three cantons of Switzerland, in the centre of the country: mainly German-speaking and Roman Catholic. Capital: Altdorf. Pop: 35 200 (2002 est). Area: 1075 sq km (415 sq miles)
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