- a canton in W Switzerland. 1239 sq. mi. (3210 sq. km). Capital: Lausanne.
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M. de la Vaud speaks of a similar union in Tigridia pavonia.Vegetable Teratology
Maxwell T. Masters
Its position may be seen in its relations to the Pays de Vaud.A History of the Reformation (Vol. 2 of 2)
Thomas M. Lindsay
The patriots of Vaud heard them, and rejoiced at the hope of a new era about to be begun.
Yverdon is in the Canton of Vaud, and it was there that Pestalozzi kept his school.
Having mastered the Pays de Vaud, he governed with moderation.The Spell of Switzerland
Nathan Haskell Dole
- a canton of SW Switzerland: mountainous in the southeast; chief Swiss producer of wine. Capital: Lausanne. Pop: 632 000 (2002 est). Area: 3209 sq km (1240 sq miles)German name: Waadt