Origin of Swiss
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The only repercussions Iraqi has faced are outside of Egypt, as she lost her place in an upcoming Swiss Film Festival, he added.Sisi Is Persecuting, Prosecuting, and Publicly Shaming Egypt’s Gays|Bel Trew|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In September, Francis told the Swiss Guard and the Gendarme that the only real threats the Vatican faces are from within.
Francis then supposedly told the officer that he was the one giving orders now and ordered a cappuccino for the Swiss soldier.
Francis fired the uncompromising commander of his Swiss Guard.
Anrig was a leading criminal investigator for the Swiss state police until he was recruited to the Vatican in 1992.
The battle has been called the Swiss Thermopylæ, but it was more fortunate in its results than that of the Greeks.The Story of Switzerland|Lina Hug
Ohio and Wisconsin have 315manufactured more of these cheeses, especially Swiss, than any other states.The Book of Cheese|Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
In preparing the new draft a few slight alterations have been made in the modifications proposed by the Swiss Government.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents,|James D. Richardson
Most of these emigrants, moreover, suffered from the nostalgia which is characteristic of the Swiss.Lausanne|Francis Henry Gribble
As soon as the red-haired man was overside again, the Swiss crowded around their conductor to ask when they were to go ashore.South from Hudson Bay|E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill
1510s, from Middle French Suisse, from Middle High German Suizer, from Suiz "Switzerland" (see Switzerland and cf. Switzer, archaic word for "a Swiss," and German Schweiz). Swiss banks noted for anonymity and security by 1949. Swiss cheese is attested from 1822; as a type of something full of holes, from 1924.