HyperDic: swiss_confederation

English > 1 sense of the expression Swiss Confederation:
NOUNlocationSwiss Confederation, Switzerland, Suisse, Schweiz, Svizzeraa landlocked federal republic in central Europe
English > Swiss Confederation: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA landlocked federal republic in central Europe.
SynonymsSwitzerland, Suisse, Schweiz, Svizzera
InstancesHelvetiaThe Latin name for Switzerland
Instance ofEuropean country, European nationAny one of the countries occupying the European continent
Part ofEuropeThe 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia)
PartsAare, Aar, Aare RiverA river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine
Alps, the AlpsA large mountain system in south-central Europe
Basel, Basle, BaleA city in northwestern Switzerland
Bern, Berne, capital of SwitzerlandThe capital of Switzerland
Geneva, Geneve, GenfA city in southwestern Switzerland at the western end of Lake Geneva
InterlakenA popular resort town in the Alps in west central Switzerland
Lake Geneva, Lake LemanA lake between southwestern Switzerland and France that is crossed from east to west by the Rhone
LausanneA city in western Switzerland
MatterhornA mountain in the Alps on the border between Switzerland and Italy (14,780 feet high)
Rhine, Rhine River, RheinA major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world
Rhone, Rhone RiverA major French river
SavoyA geographical region of historical importance
Swiss cantonOne of the cantons of Switzerland
Ticino, TessinAn Italian-speaking region of southern Switzerland
WeisshornA mountain in the Alps in Switzerland (14,804 feet high)
ZurichThe largest city in Switzerland
Region ofInternational Relations and Security Network, ISNSwitzerland's information network for security and defense studies and for peace and conflict / conflict research and for international relations / relations
Sempach, battle of SempachThe Swiss Confederation escaped Hapsburg domination by their victory in 1386
communeThe smallest administrative district of several European countries
SpanishSchweiz, Suiza, Svizzera, Switzerland

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