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Swiss

[ swis ]
/ swɪs /
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adjective

of, pertaining to, associated with, or characteristic of Switzerland or its inhabitants.

noun

a native or inhabitant of Switzerland.
(sometimes lowercase) Swiss muslin.

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Origin of Swiss

1505–15; <Middle French suisse<Middle High German Swīz

OTHER WORDS FROM Swiss

non-Swiss, adjective, noun, plural non-Swiss.pro-Swiss, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Swiss

Swiss
/ (swɪs) /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of Switzerland, its inhabitants, or their dialects of German, French, and Italian

noun

a native, inhabitant, or citizen of Switzerland
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