follow Dictionary.com

"You canker blossom!" 3 Shakespearean Insults

Altdorf

[ahlt-dawrf] /ˈɑltˌdɔrf/
noun
1.
a town in and the capital of Uri, in central Switzerland, near Lucerne: legendary home of William Tell.

Uri

[German oo-ree; English oo r-ee] /German ˈu ri; English ˈʊər i/
noun
1.
a canton in central Switzerland. 415 sq. mi. (1075 sq. km).
Capital: Altdorf.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for Altdorf

Altdorf

/German ˈaltdɔrf/
noun
1.
a town in central Switzerland, capital of Uri canton: setting of the William Tell legend. Pop: 8541 (2000)

Uri

/German ˈuːri/
noun
1.
one of the original three cantons of Switzerland, in the centre of the country: mainly German-speaking and Roman Catholic. Capital: Altdorf. Pop: 35 200 (2002 est). Area: 1075 sq km (415 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Related Abbreviations for Altdorf

URI

  1. University of Rhode Island
  2. upper respiratory infection
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Altdorf

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Altdorf

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends