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Switzerland

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishSwitzerlandSwit‧zer‧land /ˈswɪtsələnd $ -sər-/  a country in western Europe with many mountains and lakes, surrounded by France, Germany, Austria, and Italy. Population: 7,996,026 (2014). Capital: Bern. Switzerland is known for being a neutral country (=one that does not support any side in a war). It remained neutral in both World War I and World War II, and it does not belong either to the EU (European Union) or to the UN (United Nations). It is also a world centre for banking and the management of money, and is famous for its chocolate and its cheese, and for making clocks and watches.Swiss /swɪs/ adjective
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