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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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Federal rail operator SBB announced delays and restrictions on many rail routes due to the snow, with issues between Lausanne and Geneva, around Bern, Vallorbe in Vaud and Stabio in the canton of Ticino.
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There is a general climate of uncertainty and an increased fear of intruders, said Pierre-Olivier Gaudard, head of crime prevention for canton Vaud.
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Vaud is the chief Swiss area for the production of what?
One person had yet to be recovered from the wreckage, public TV station SRF quotes Vaud canton (state) police spokesman Pierre-Olivier Gaudard as saying.
Une collision frontale entre deux trains lundi soir a la sortie d'une gare de la Broye, dans le canton suisse de Vaud (ouest) a fait trente blesses dont plusieurs se trouvent dans un etat grave, indique-t-on aupres de la police.
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.
What: Popular white grape Chasselas--the base for many fine Swiss wines--grows in sunny Vaud, one of Switzerland's most important wine-producing cantons.
The local Socialist Party has meanwhile called for the creation of a cross-border parliament that would bring together officials from the border districts of Geneva and Vaud with their counterparts in France.
UEFA have since rejected numerous attempts by the club 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 with the hearing set for November 24.
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.