[ German hey-ri-zou ]
/ German ˈheɪ rɪˌzaʊ /
a town in and the capital of Appenzell Ausser Rhoden, in NE Switzerland.
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French Herisau [ey-ree-zoh] /eɪ riˈzoʊ/.
Definition for herisau (2 of 2)
Appenzell Ausser Rhoden
[ German ah-puh n-tsel ou-suh r rohd-n ]
/ German ˈɑ pənˌtsɛl ˈaʊ sər ˈroʊd n /
a demicanton in NE Switzerland: Protestant. 94 sq. mi. (245 sq. km). Capital: Herisau.
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Example sentences from the Web for herisau
The rich manufacturers of Trogen and Herisau and Teufen had belts and silver-mounted dress-swords.
British Dictionary definitions for herisau
/ (German ˈheːrizau) /
a town in NE Switzerland, capital of Appenzell Outer Rhodes demicanton. Pop: 15 882 (2000)
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