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Lucerne

[loo-surn; French ly-sern]
noun
1.
a canton in central Switzerland. 576 sq. mi. (1490 sq. km).
2.
the capital of this canton, on Lake of Lucerne.
3.
Also called Lake of the Four Forest Cantons. a lake in central Switzerland. 24 miles (39 km) long; 44 sq. mi. (114 sq. km).
German Luzern.
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lucerne (luːˈsɜːn)
 
n
(Brit) another name for alfalfa

Lucerne (luːˈsɜːn, French lysɛrn)
 
n
1.  a canton in central Switzerland, northwest of Lake Lucerne: joined the Swiss Confederacy in 1332. Pop: 352 300 (2002 est). Area: 1494 sq km (577 sq miles)
2.  a city in central Switzerland, capital of Lucerne canton, on Lake Lucerne: tourist centre. Pop: 59 496 (2000)
3.  Lake Lucerne German name: Vierwaldstättersee a lake in central Switzerland: fed and drained chiefly by the River Reuss. Area: 115 sq km (44 sq miles)

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