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Neuchâtel

[noo-shuh-tel, nyoo-, noo-shuh-tel, nyoo-; French nœ-shah-tel] /ˌnu ʃəˈtɛl, ˌnyu-, ˈnu ʃəˌtɛl, ˈnyu-; French nœ ʃɑˈtɛl/
noun
1.
a canton in W Switzerland. 309 sq. mi. (800 sq. km).
2.
the capital of this canton, on the Lake of Neuchâtel.
3.
Lake of, a lake in W Switzerland. 85 sq. mi. (220 sq. km).
German Neuenburg
[noi-uh n-boo rk] /ˈnɔɪ ənˌbʊərk/ (Show IPA)
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Neuchâtel

/French nøʃɑtɛl/
noun
1.
a canton in the Jura Mountains of W Switzerland. Capital: Neuchâtel. Pop: 167 000 (2002 est). Area: 798 sq km (308 sq miles)
2.
a town in W Switzerland, capital of Neuchâtel canton, on Lake Neuchâtel: until 1848 the seat of the last hereditary rulers in Switzerland. Pop: 32 914 (2000)
3.
Lake Neuchâtel, a lake in W Switzerland: the largest lake wholly in Switzerland. Area: 216 sq km (83 sq miles)
German name (for senses 1, 2) Neuenburg (ˈnɔyənbʊrk)
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