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Vaud

(French vo)
n
(Placename) a canton of SW Switzerland: mountainous in the southeast; chief Swiss producer of wine. Capital: Lausanne. Pop: 632 000 (2002 est). Area: 3209 sq km (1240 sq miles). German name: Waadt

Vaud

(voʊ)

n.
a canton in W Switzerland. 605,677; 1239 sq. mi. (3210 sq. km). Cap.: Lausanne. German, Waadt.
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Bodkin's mailing address is in Saint-Legier-La Chiesaz, which we all know is in the canton of Vaud.
htm) paparazzi started flocking Michael's private villa located on the shore of Lake Geneva in Swiss Canton of Vaud just to get the latest development on the health condition of the former Ferrari driver.
The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande is generously supported by the City of Geneva, the Republique et Canton of Geneva, the Canton of Vaud, the RTS, the Friends of the OSR and many sponsors and benefactors.
The town where I was to live was Yverdon, in the canton of Vaud, situated about 25 miles from Lausanne and on the end of Lake Neuchatel.
The father, Andrew Bond, had come from Glencoe in Argyll, whilst the mother, Monique, was a Delacroix from the Swiss canton of Vaud.
The driver's body was found overnight in the wreckage of the crash at Granges-pres-Marnand in the canton of Vaud, police spokesman Jean-Christophe Sauterel said.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Ramadan, a holy month for Muslims in which believers worldwide fast, refraining from eating and drinking from dawn until sunset, is being observed at Caux Palace, a mountain castle used as a hotel and conference center in a small village of the same name in the Canton of Vaud, Switzerland, in friendship, purity and love as non-Muslims voluntarily fast along with their Muslim peers in a sign of solidarity, peace and harmony.
Du Parc Kempinski Private Residences is a magnificent, historical building in Le Mont-PE lerin, Chardonne in a UNESCO World Heritage site in the canton of Vaud above Vevey, Switzerland.
The study retraces how the progressive emergence of the harm reduction theme about drug addiction from the end of the 1980s led to a highly politicized policymaking controversy in the canton of Vaud, where a decisional system including very few actors was progressively replaced by a confrontation between two large advocacy coalitions contending with each other in various policy formulation arenas.
UEFA have rejected several attempts by Sion to regain their place via the Swiss civil court in the canton of Vaud, insisting the Court of Arbitration for Sport is the only authority with jurisdiction over the matter.
The case started when the Department of Economy, Housing and Tourism, together with the Administrative Court of the Canton of Vaud classified this instrument as betting, prohibited by the Federal Law on Commercial Betting and Lotteries.