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Solothurn

[ German zoh-law-toorn ]

noun

  1. a city in NW Switzerland, on the Aar River: capital of canton of Solothurn.
  2. a canton in NW Switzerland.


Solothurn

/ ˈzoːlotʊrn /

noun

  1. a canton of NW Switzerland. Capital: Solothurn. Pop: 246 500 (2002 est). Area: 793 sq km (306 sq miles)
  2. a town in NW Switzerland, capital of Solothurn canton, on the Aare River. Pop: 15 489 (2000)


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About a mile from the community of Solothurn, the Verena Gorge Hermitage is known to have existed since 1613.

Little Burgundy, with Solothurn as capital, fell to the counts of Buchegg.

On the 15th I went to Solothurn, and an acquaintance began out of which a catastrophe sprang.

Fribourg, Solothurn, and Zurich were likewise stripped for the benefit of the military chest.

And he and his companions, having lost no time, after a few days met those who had charge of the saints at Solothurn.

And equally unmistakable is the relation between this Louvre drawing and the Madonna of Solothurn.

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