a town in and the capital of Uri, in central Switzerland, near Lucerne: legendary home of William Tell.
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How to use Altdorf in a sentence
We saw your name at Altdorf, and have been trying to come up with you ever since.'The Heir of Redclyffe | Charlotte M. Yonge
When my business calls me to Altdorf I shall go and in all ways act as a free man, loyal to my country and afraid of no one.Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades | Florence Holbrook
Souvorof brushed the French out of his way until, on the 26th, he arrived at Altdorf with the loss of only 2,000 men.The Story of Russia | R. Van Bergen, M.A.
The universities of Altdorf and Helmstadt were the chief nurseries of the genuine Peripateticism.
The school was at last moved to Altdorf, and grew into the University there.The Story of Nuremberg | Cecil Headlam
British Dictionary definitions for Altdorf
a town in central Switzerland, capital of Uri canton: setting of the William Tell legend. Pop: 8541 (2000)
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