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Helvetian Line breaks: Hel|ve¦tian
Pronunciation: /hɛlˈviːʃ(ə)n/
chiefly historical

Definition of Helvetian in English:

adjective

Swiss.
Example sentences
  • Luther had hoped that these two ‘weeds’ would be gradually rooted out by his successors, as indeed they were by ‘the French and Helvetian churches.’
  • That was probably the most exciting thing that has ever happened regarding the Helvetian nation since William Tell.

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A native of Switzerland.
Example sentences
  • Several of the Helvetians' cities on hills have been excavated.
  • Roman civilisation was quickly adopted by the Helvetians when Switzerland was conquered by Julius Caesar.
  • The struggle was fierce, for the Helvetians were fighting for all that they counted most dear.

Words that rhyme with Helvetian

accretion, Capetian, completion, concretion, deletion, depletion, Diocletian, excretion, Grecian, repletion, Rhodesian, secretion, suppletion, Tahitian, venetian

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