Swiss canton

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Noun1.Swiss canton - one of the cantons of Switzerland
canton - a small administrative division of a country
Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera, Swiss Confederation, Switzerland - a landlocked federal republic in central Europe
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The connection among the Swiss cantons scarcely amounts to a confederacy; though it is sometimes cited as an instance of the stability of such institutions.
Space Energy Group, a US-based company with plans to commercialize space-based solar power (SBSP), recently opened its international headquarters in the Swiss canton of Schaffhausen.
The transaction sets the course to strengthen the position of the international top-brand and to preserve the future of de Sede, a company steeped in tradition and located in the Swiss canton of Aargau.
The new facility was inaugurated by Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Nestle's Chairman and CEO, and Jean-Claude Mermoud, Economic Affairs Minister of the Swiss Canton of Vaud, together with Marc Caira, Head of Nestle Professional, and Claude Recordon, Mayor of Orbe.
The family, from Penn in Buckinghamshire, were on a summer holiday and had taken a boat out on the Schwarzsee lake, in the Swiss canton of Fribourg, The woman and her son jumped into the water about 70 metres from the shore.
Over the border in the Swiss canton of Valais, avalanches thundered into mountain valleys once every 20 minutes, helped by winds gusting up to 93 mph .
The Swiss company with its headquarters in Niederonz (in the Swiss canton of Berne), employed in 2006 a staff of some 1,400 and achieved translated revenues of euro 403 million.
The SCRoF (Selective Catalytic Reduction on Filter) exhaust gas treatment system developed by Liebherr Machines Bulle SA was awarded the Cleantech Prize at the Innovation Prize awards in the Swiss Canton of Fribourg.
The capital increase accompanying this has already been entered in the commercial register of the Swiss canton Zug.
Over the border in the Swiss canton of Valais, avalanches were thundering into mountain valleys every 20 minutes, helped by fresh snowfalls and winds gusting up to 93mph.
EUR 160 million) over the next six years, on its development and production site at Bulle in the Swiss canton of Fribourg.
They would happily take over the desk jobs, at a fraction of the huge salaries, vacated by those who'd bolted for tax-free ennui in some obscure Swiss canton, leaving their low-paid jobs open for those made unemployed by the financial crisis.