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(German ʃaːfˈhauzən)
1. (Placename) a small canton of N Switzerland. Pop: 73 900 (2002 est). Area: 298 sq km (115 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a town in N Switzerland, capital of Schaffhausen canton, on the Rhine. Pop: 33 628 (2000)
French name: Schaffhouse


(ˌʃɑfˈhaʊ zən)

1. a canton in N Switzerland. 70,700; 100 sq. mi. (259 sq. km).
2. the capital of this canton. 34,000.
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An 18-year-old passenger on the commuter train told the 20minutes daily the train had just begun pulling out of the station on its way to Schaffhouse when the driver hit the brakes.
We followed the Rhine downwards about eight leagues from Schaffhouse, where we crossed it and proceeded by Baden to Lucerne.
Destacan: Basilea, Berna, Eppishausen, Galo (San), Ginebra, Lausana, Lucerna, Schaffhouse, Soleura, Zurich.