Swiss Confederation


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Noun1.Swiss Confederation - a landlocked federal republic in central EuropeSwiss Confederation - a landlocked federal republic in central Europe
battle of Sempatch, Sempatch - the Swiss Confederation escaped Hapsburg domination by their victory in 1386
International Relations and Security Network, ISN - Switzerland's information network for security and defense studies and for peace and conflict research and for international relations
commune - the smallest administrative district of several European countries
Tessin, Ticino - an Italian-speaking region of southern Switzerland
Savoy - a geographical region of historical importance; a former duchy in what is now southwestern France, western Switzerland, and northwestern Italy
Swiss canton - one of the cantons of Switzerland
Bern, Berne, capital of Switzerland - the capital of Switzerland; located in western Switzerland
Basel, Basle, Bale - a city in northwestern Switzerland
Geneva, Geneve, Genf - a city in southwestern Switzerland at the western end of Lake Geneva; it is the headquarters of various international organizations
Interlaken - a popular resort town in the Alps in west central Switzerland
Lausanne - a city in western Switzerland; cultural and commercial center
Zurich - the largest city in Switzerland; located in the northern part of the country; "Zurich is the center of the German-speaking part of Switzerland"
Aar, Aare, Aare River - a river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine
Alps, the Alps - a large mountain system in south-central Europe; scenic beauty and winter sports make them a popular tourist attraction
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
Lake Geneva, Lake Leman - a lake between southwestern Switzerland and France that is crossed from east to west by the Rhone
Matterhorn - a mountain in the Alps on the border between Switzerland and Italy (14,780 feet high); noted for its distinctive shape
Rhein, Rhine River, Rhine - a major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world; flows into the North Sea
Rhone, Rhone River - a major French river; flows into the Mediterranean near Marseilles; "the valley of the Rhone is famous for its vineyards"
Weisshorn - a mountain in the Alps in Switzerland (14,804 feet high)
Translations
Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft
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TUNIS, (TAP) - President Beji Caid Essebsi is making a state visit to Switzerland on November 25 and 26, at the invitation of the President of the Swiss Confederation Simonetta Sommaruga.
The supplier is approved by armasuisse, in several tranches t-shirt, polo shirt and similar products because of their specification, for the Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport (VBS), the Federal Customs Administration (EVZ) and any other necessary support of the Swiss Confederation to produce and deliver to one or several places of delivery free house.
To substantiate his point, the Consul General quoted from the Constitution of the Swiss Confederation that Aa[euro]sA|the strength of people is measured by the welfare of the weakest of its membersAa[euro]sA|.
The ambassadors are: Enrique Rojo Stein of the United Mexican States, Francisco Carlos Soares Luz of the Federative Republic of Brazil, Bilal Rabi' Bdour of the United Arab Emirates, Hans-Peter Lenz of the Swiss Confederation, ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium Hendrik Van de Velde, Ambassador of Israel Einat Shlain, Ambassador of the Republic of Italy Giovanni Brauzzi and ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany Birgitta Siefker-Eberle.
LeVine, United States Ambassador to the Swiss Confederation and the Principality of Liechtenstein, at its trading hub.
Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Al-Sheikh received here today the Ambassador of Swiss Confederation Heinrich Schellenberg.
Pascal Abisher, Ambassador of the Swiss Confederation in Turkmenistan.
BERN, Jan 19 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait signed an MoU on Monday with the Swiss Confederation on political consultations.
The guests were addressed by President Ivanov and the Doyen of the diplomatic corps, the Ambassador of the Swiss Confederation, Stefano Lazzarotto.
Sayyid Badr also received a copy of credentials of Christian Winter as the first resident ambassador of the Swiss Confederation appointed to the Sultanate.
As a Swiss registered company, IX Swiss services are covered by the stringent data protection laws of the Swiss Confederation.
I hope that bilateral relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Swiss Confederation that have always seen a progressive trend due to their valuable historical background make increasing progress in political, economic, industrial, scientific and cultural areas," President Rouhani said in his message to President Burkhalter on the occasion of the Switzerland's National Day.

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