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Liechtenstein

Pronunciation: /ˈliktənˌstīn/
/ˈliKHtənˌSHtīn/
A small independent principality in the Alps, between Switzerland and Austria; population 34,800 (est. 2009); capital, Vaduz; official language, German.

The principality was created in 1719 within the Holy Roman Empire and became independent of the German confederation in 1866. Liechtenstein is economically integrated with Switzerland.

Derivatives

Lichtensteiner

noun
Example sentences
  • But certainly a national-liberation movement in order to get Austrian pastries will unite Lichtensteiners of all classes.
  • Both are fairly central to the lives of Lichtensteiners who occupy a picturesque principality that boasts the highest per capita income in Europe.
  • I was once a double agent but those Lichtensteiners never paid me so I left.

Words that rhyme with Liechtenstein

Lichtenstein

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Syllabification: Liech·ten·stein

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