- a canton in N Switzerland. 100 sq. mi. (259 sq. km).
- a city in and the capital of this canton, on the Rhine.
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It would have been as impossible to stop him as to stop the Rhine at the Falls of Schaffhausen.In Search of the Castaways
Jacob Shophousey, registered as a German cutler, came from Schaffhausen.The Romance of Names
I am not of all sure, mademoiselle; madame has spoken of he who runs by Schaffhausen.A Woman's Will
Wilhelmine had passed a solitary two months at Schaffhausen.
Peace again for a day or so, then Forstner arrived at Schaffhausen.
- a small canton of N Switzerland. Pop: 73 900 (2002 est). Area: 298 sq km (115 sq miles)
- a town in N Switzerland, capital of Schaffhausen canton, on the Rhine. Pop: 33 628 (2000)
French name: Schaffhouse