Altdorf

[ahlt-dawrf]

Uri

[German oo-ree; English oo r-ee]
noun
  1. a canton in central Switzerland. 415 sq. mi. (1075 sq. km). Capital: Altdorf.
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Altdorf

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

Uri

noun
  1. 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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