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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Suisse mean? 

SUISSE (noun)
  The noun SUISSE has 1 sense:

1. a landlocked federal republic in central Europe

  Familiarity information: SUISSE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SUISSE (noun)

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A landlocked federal republic in central Europe

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position


Schweiz; Suisse; Svizzera; Swiss Confederation; Switzerland

Instance hypernyms:

European country; European nation (countries occupying the European continent)

Meronyms (parts of "Suisse"):

Weisshorn (a mountain in the Alps in Switzerland (14,804 feet high))

Zurich (the largest city in Switzerland; located in the northern part of the country)

Aar; Aare; Aare River (a river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine)

Alps; the Alps (a large mountain system in south-central Europe; scenic beauty and winter sports make them a popular tourist attraction)

Lake Geneva; Lake Leman (a lake between southwestern Switzerland and France that is crossed from east to west by the Rhone)

Matterhorn (a mountain in the Alps on the border between Switzerland and Italy (14,780 feet high); noted for its distinctive shape)

Rhein; Rhine; Rhine River (a major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world; flows into the North Sea)

Rhone; Rhone River (a major French river; flows into the Mediterranean near Marseilles)

Lausanne (a city in western Switzerland; cultural and commercial center)

Interlaken (a popular resort town in the Alps in west central Switzerland)

Geneva; Geneve; Genf (a city in southwestern Switzerland at the western end of Lake Geneva; it is the headquarters of various international organizations)

Bale; Basel; Basle (a city in northwestern Switzerland)

Bern; Berne; capital of Switzerland (the capital of Switzerland; located in western Switzerland)

Swiss canton (one of the cantons of Switzerland)

Savoy (a geographical region of historical importance; a former duchy in what is now southwestern France, western Switzerland, and northwestern Italy)

Tessin; Ticino (an Italian-speaking region of southern Switzerland)

Domain member region:

commune (the smallest administrative district of several European countries)

International Relations and Security Network; ISN (Switzerland's information network for security and defense studies and for peace and conflict research and for international relations)

battle of Sempatch; Sempatch (the Swiss Confederation escaped Hapsburg domination by their victory in 1386)

Holonyms ("Suisse" is a part of...):

Europe (the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use 'Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles)

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