Definition of Liechtenstein in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈliktənˌstīn/
Pronunciation: /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.



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


For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Liech·ten·stein

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.