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 (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.


(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Liechtenstein
1. (Placename) of or relating to Liechtenstein or its inhabitants
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Liechtenstein or its inhabitants
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Liechtensteiner - a native or inhabitant of Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein, Principality of Liechtenstein - a small landlocked principality (constitutional monarchy) in central Europe located in the Alps between Austria and Switzerland
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
Adj.1.Liechtensteiner - of or relating to Liechtenstein or its inhabitants; "Liechtensteiner castles"
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