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nFrench name: Soleure
1. (Placename) a canton of NW Switzerland. Capital: Solothurn. Pop: 246 500 (2002 est). Area: 793 sq km (306 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a town in NW Switzerland, capital of Solothurn canton, on the Aare River. Pop: 15 489 (2000)
So•lo•thurn(ˈzoʊ ləˌtʊərn, -ˌtɜrn)
1. a canton in NW Switzerland. 239,264; 305 sq. mi. (790 sq. km).
2. the capital of this canton, on the Aare River. 19,000.French, Soleure.