Altdorf


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Alt·dorf

 (ält′dôrf)
A town of central Switzerland near the southeast tip of Lake Lucerne. A statue marks the spot where William Tell is said to have shot an apple off his son's head.

Altdorf

(German ˈaltdɔrf)
n
(Placename) a town in central Switzerland, capital of Uri canton: setting of the William Tell legend. Pop: 8541 (2000)

Alt•dorf

(ˈɑltˌdɔrf)

n.
a town in and the capital of Uri, in central Switzerland, near Lucerne: legendary home of William Tell. 8600.
Translations
Altdorfer
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