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Helvetian

[hel-vee-shuh n] /hɛlˈvi ʃən/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Helvetia or the Helvetii.
2.
noun
3.
one of the Helvetii.
4.
a Swiss.
Origin
1550-1560
1550-60; Helveti(a) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for Helvetian

Helvetian

/hɛlˈviːʃən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the Helvetii
2.
another word for Swiss
noun
3.
a native or citizen of Switzerland
4.
a member of the Helvetii
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Word Origin and History for Helvetian
adj.

"Swiss," 1550s, from Helvetia terra, Medieval Latin name of Switzerland, from Latin Helvetius "pertaining to the Helvetii," a Celtic people of ancient Gallia Lugdunensis.

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