Origin of Helvetian
Examples from the Web for helvetian
Large poles twisted with fir branches, stuck thickly around the lake, gave to the waters the becoming Helvetian gloom.My Novel, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
A mixture of Romish despotism and Helvetian roughness existed there.
What the Helvetian republic has effected, the whole of France will not fail to accomplish.
A formidable power had suddenly encompassed with barrenness, famine, and death, the noble founders of Helvetian liberty.
Helvetian lands had entirely lost their political independence.The Story of Switzerland|Lina Hug
"Swiss," 1550s, from Helvetia terra, Medieval Latin name of Switzerland, from Latin Helvetius "pertaining to the Helvetii," a Celtic people of ancient Gallia Lugdunensis.