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(German ˈɡlaːrʊs)
1. (Placename) an Alpine canton of E central Switzerland. Capital: Glarus. Pop: 38 400 (2002 est). Area 684 sq km (264 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a town in E central Switzerland, the capital of Glarus canton. Pop: 5556 (2000)
French name: Glaris


(ˈglɑr əs, -ʊs)

1. a canton in E central Switzerland. 39,410; 264 sq. mi. (684 sq. km).
2. the capital of this canton, E of Lucerne. 6100.
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Perikles Monioudis was born in Glarus, Switzerland in 1966, and has lived in Berlin since 1995.
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Klaus Jenny an industrialist from Glarus, Switzerland, following the untimely death of Heinrich Bossard.