Appenzell

[ ap-uh n-zel; German ah-puh n-tsel ]
/ ˈæp ənˌzɛl; German ˈɑ pənˌtsɛl /

noun

a canton in NE Switzerland, divided into two independent areas.Compare Appenzell Ausser Rhoden, Appenzell Inner Rhoden.
a town in and the capital of Appenzell Inner Rhoden.
(often lowercase) a type of embroidery, used chiefly on fine hankerchiefs.

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Appenzell Inner Rhoden
[ German ah-puh n-tsel in-uhr rohd-n ]
/ German ˈɑ pənˌtsɛl ˈɪn ər ˈroʊd n /

noun

a demicanton in NE Switzerland: Catholic. 66 sq. mi. (170 sq. km). Capital: Appenzell.
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Appenzell
/ (German apənˈtsɛl, ˈapəntsɛl) /

noun

a canton of NE Switzerland, divided in 1597 into the Protestant demicanton of Appenzell Outer Rhodes and the Catholic demicanton of Appenzell Inner Rhodes . Capitals: Herisau and Appenzell, respectively. Pop: 53 200 and Pop: 15 000 (2002 est) respectively. Areas: 243 sq km (94 sq miles) and 171 sq km (66 sq miles) respectively
a town in NE Switzerland, capital of Appenzell Inner Rhodes demicanton. Pop: 5447 (2000)
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