Schwyz

[ shveets ]
/ ʃvits /

noun

a canton in central Switzerland, bordering on the Lake of Lucerne. 350 sq. mi. (900 sq. km).
a city in and the capital of this canton, in the W part.

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Schwyz
/ (German ʃviːts) /

noun

a canton of central Switzerland: played an important part in the formation of the Swiss confederation, to which it gave its name. Capital: Schwyz. Pop: 133 300 (2002 est). Area: 908 sq km (351 sq miles)
a town in E central Switzerland, capital of Schwyz canton: tourism. Pop: 13 802 (2000)
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