Glarus

[ glahr-uhs, -oos ]
/ ˈglɑr əs, -ʊs /

noun

a canton in E central Switzerland. 264 sq. mi. (684 sq. km).
a town in and the capital of this canton, E of Lucerne.

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Glarus
/ (German ˈɡlaːrʊs) /

noun

an Alpine canton of E central Switzerland. Capital: Glarus. Pop: 38 400 (2002 est). Area 684 sq km (264 sq miles)
a town in E central Switzerland, the capital of Glarus canton. Pop: 5556 (2000)
French name: Glaris (ɡlari)
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