landammann


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landammann

(ˈlændəmən) or

landamman

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (sometimes capital) the chairman of the governing council in any of several Swiss cantons
[C18: Swiss German, from Land country + Ammann, from Amt office + Mann man]
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Cornelia Komposch, Government President TG; Jaqueline Fehr, Government Councilor ZH; Paul Signer, Landammann AR; Ernst Landolt, Government Councilor SH; Dominique Gantenbein, Government member of the Principality of Liechtenstein; Fredy Fssler, Government Council SG; Alois Zwinggi, Managing Director of the WEF; Cornelia Stamm Hurter, Government member SH; Christian Rathgeb, Government Council GR; Martin Brki, National Ensign AI.