Lausanne

[ loh-zan; French loh-zan ]
/ loʊˈzæn; French loʊˈzan /
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noun

a city in and the capital of Vaud, in W Switzerland, on the Lake of Geneva.

Vaud

[ voh ]
/ voʊ /

noun

a canton in W Switzerland. 1239 sq. mi. (3210 sq. km). Capital: Lausanne.
German Waadt.

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Lausanne

/ (ləʊˈzæn, French lozan) /

noun

a city in W Switzerland, capital of Vaud canton, on Lake Geneva; cultural and commercial centre; university (1537). Pop: 116 300 (2002 est)

Vaud

/ (French vo) /

noun

a canton of SW Switzerland: mountainous in the southeast; chief Swiss producer of wine. Capital: Lausanne. Pop: 632 000 (2002 est). Area: 3209 sq km (1240 sq miles)German name: Waadt
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