Helvetia

[ hel-vee-shuh ]
/ hɛlˈvi ʃə /

noun

an Alpine region in Roman times, corresponding to the western and northern parts of Switzerland.
Latin name of Switzerland.

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Helvetia
/ (hɛlˈviːʃə) /

noun

the Latin name for Switzerland
a Roman province in central Europe (1st century bc to the 5th century ad), corresponding to part of S Germany and parts of W and N Switzerland
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