Definition of Liechtenstein in English:


Line breaks: Liech¦ten|stein
Pronunciation: /ˈlɪktənˌstʌɪn
, ˈlɪçtnˌʃtaɪn/
A small independent principality in the Alps, between Switzerland and Austria; population 34,800 (est. 2009); official language, German; capital, Vaduz.

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



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  • Two years later, realizing that the Liechtensteiners can beat no one, the crown prince disbanded the army.
  • There, on a dried-up lakebed miles from anywhere, with nine Belgians and a Liechtensteiner, six grumbling camels and several happy Djiboutians, I met the other one.
  • Since entering the competitive international arena in 1994, the Liechtensteiners have managed just a single victory, over Azerbaijan.

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