a canton in W Switzerland. 309 sq. mi. (800 sq. km).
the capital of this canton, on the Lake of Neuchâtel.
Lake of, a lake in W Switzerland. 85 sq. mi. (220 sq. km).
- German Neu·en·burg [noi-uhn-boork]. /ˈnɔɪ ənˌbʊərk/.
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How to use Neuchâtel in a sentence
M. de Droz, of la Chaux de Fonds, in the province of Neuchatel, has also executed some curious pieces of mechanism.The Book of Curiosities | I. Platts
The matter was put before Neuchatel, as he entered the club, to which he had been recently elected with acclamation.
At the dissolution of 1831, Adrian Neuchatel was a candidate for a popular constituency, and was elected at the head of the poll.
The views of Mrs. Neuchatel were peculiar, and therefore not always, or even easily, comprehended.
Mrs. Neuchatel exercised on him all the unrivalled arts by which she so unmistakably discovered character.
British Dictionary definitions for Neuchâtel
a canton in the Jura Mountains of W Switzerland. Capital: Neuchâtel. Pop: 167 000 (2002 est). Area: 798 sq km (308 sq miles)
a town in W Switzerland, capital of Neuchâtel canton, on Lake Neuchâtel: until 1848 the seat of the last hereditary rulers in Switzerland. Pop: 32 914 (2000)
Lake Neuchâtel a lake in W Switzerland: the largest lake wholly in Switzerland. Area: 216 sq km (83 sq miles)
- German name (for senses 1, 2): Neuenburg (ˈnɔyənbʊrk)
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