Definition of Helvetic in English:


Line breaks: Hel|vet¦ic
Pronunciation: /hɛlˈvɛtɪk

adjective & noun

  • another term for Helvetian.
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    • Without being aware of it for the most part, we live in a Helvetic experiment on a European scale.
    • Large folds may form individual mountains such as in the Zagros, Appalachian, or Rocky mountain belts; or they can decorate the entire sides of mountains, as in the Helvetic nappes of the Swiss Alps.
    • In 1798 Holland and Switzerland had both become unitary and democratic republics, the Batavian and the Helvetic, under the patronage of the Directory.

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