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Liechtenstein

Liech·ten·stein

 (lĭk′tən-stīn′, lĭKH′tən-shtīn′)
A small Alpine principality in central Europe between Austria and Switzerland. It was created as a principality within the Holy Roman Empire in 1719 and became independent in 1866. Vaduz is the capital.

Liech′ten·stein′er n.

Liechtenstein

(ˈlɪktənˌstaɪn; German ˈlɪçtənʃtain)
n
(Placename) a small mountainous principality in central Europe on the Rhine: formed in 1719 by the uniting of the lordships of Schellenburg and Vaduz, which had been purchased by the Austrian family of Liechtenstein; customs union formed with Switzerland in 1924. Official language: German. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: Swiss franc. Capital: Vaduz. Pop: 37 009 (2003 est). Area: 160 sq km (62 sq miles)

Liech•ten•stein

(ˈlɪk tənˌstaɪn, ˈlɪx-)

n.
a small principality in central Europe between Austria and Switzerland. 32,057; 65 sq. mi. (168 sq. km). Cap.: Vaduz.
Liech′ten•stein`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Liechtenstein - a small landlocked principality (constitutional monarchy) in central Europe located in the Alps between Austria and SwitzerlandLiechtenstein - a small landlocked principality (constitutional monarchy) in central Europe located in the Alps between Austria and Switzerland
capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz - the capital and largest city of Liechtenstein
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
Liechtensteiner - a native or inhabitant of Liechtenstein
Translations
Lichtenštejnsko
LichtensteinLiechtenstein
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Lihtenštajn
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リヒテンシュタイン
리히텐슈타인
Lichtenstein
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ประเทศลิคเตนสไตน์
nước Liechtenstein

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I have a lie-in on Sundays → Je fais la grasse matinée le dimanche.

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