Switzer

[ swit-ser ]
/ ˈswɪt sər /

noun

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Origin of Switzer

1540–50; ≪ Middle High German, equivalent to Swītz Switzerland + -er -er1
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Switzer
/ (ˈswɪtsə) /

noun

a less common word for Swiss
a member of the Swiss Guard

Word Origin for Switzer

C16: from Middle High German, from Swīz Switzerland
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