Lausanne


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Lau·sanne

 (lō-zăn′, -zän′)
A city of western Switzerland on the northern shore of Lake Geneva. Originally a Celtic settlement, Lausanne became a center of Calvinism after the 1530s and was home to Voltaire, Gibbon, and Rousseau in the 1700s.

Lausanne

(ləʊˈzæn; French lozan)
n
(Placename) a city in W Switzerland, capital of Vaud canton, on Lake Geneva; cultural and commercial centre; university (1537). Pop: 116 300 (2002 est)

Lau•sanne

(loʊˈzæn)

n.
the capital of Vaud, in W Switzerland, on the Lake of Geneva. 123,700.
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Noun1.Lausanne - a city in western SwitzerlandLausanne - a city in western Switzerland; cultural and commercial center
Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera, Swiss Confederation, Switzerland - a landlocked federal republic in central Europe
Translations

Lausanne

[ləʊˈzæn] NLausana f

Lausanne

[ləʊˈzæn] nLosanna
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Ill-health and the wretched state of instruction at the university made his residence there, according to his own exaggerated account, largely unprofitable, but he remained for little more than a year; for, continuing the reading of theological works, in which he had become interested as a child, he was converted to Catholicism, and was hurried by his father to the care of a Protestant pastor in Lausanne, Switzerland.
I put the courier in the care of a gentleman who was going to Lausanne, and then we went to bed, after laying out the walking-costumes and putting them into condition for instant occupation in the morning.
Well, he was still helping her a year later, then; for somebody met 'em living at Lausanne together."
With all this, she, the elder of the sisters, was not yet twenty, and they had both been educated, since they were about twelve years old and had lost their parents, on plans at once narrow and promiscuous, first in an English family and afterwards in a Swiss family at Lausanne, their bachelor uncle and guardian trying in this way to remedy the disadvantages of their orphaned condition.
In 1451 a suit was brought against the leeches infesting some ponds about Berne, and the Bishop of Lausanne, instructed by the faculty of Heidelberg University, directed that some of "the aquatic worms" be brought before the local magistracy.
I remained two days at Lausanne, in this painful state of mind.
Bernard and the Dent du Midi on the other, pretty Vevay in the valley, and Lausanne upon the hill beyond, a cloudless blue sky overhead, and the bluer lake below, dotted with the picturesque boats that look like white-winged gulls.
Frederick Pigeon avers that it was at her house at Lausanne that he was hocussed at supper and lost eight hundred pounds to Major Loder and the Honourable Mr.
A friend of mine in Lausanne, a lecturer in history at the University (he had married a Russian lady, a distant connection of Mrs.
The expiration of the treaty of Lausanne by 2023 has triggered a new debate among the global geo-political and geo-strategic thinkers about how Turkey would respond to this tectonic development.
KARACHI -- The winning entry of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s Medal Design Competition for the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 has been chosen.