Zurich


Zurich

noun

  1. a canton in N Switzerland. 668 sq. mi. (1730 sq. km).
  2. the capital of this canton, on the Lake of Zurich.
  3. Lake of, a lake in N Switzerland. 25 miles (40 km) long; 34 sq. mi. (88 sq. km).

noun

  1. a canton of NE Switzerland: mainly Protestant and German-speaking. Capital: Zürich. Pop: 342 500 (2002 est). Area: 1729 sq km (668 sq miles)
  2. a city in NE Switzerland, the capital of Zürich canton, on Lake Zürich: the largest city and industrial centre in Switzerland; centre of the Swiss Reformation; financial centre. Pop: 336 821 (1999 est)
  3. Lake Zürich a lake in N Switzerland, mostly in Zürich canton. Area: 89 sq km (34 sq miles)

German Zürich, ultimately from Celtic root *dur- “water.”

Largest city in Switzerland, situated in the northern part of the country.

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