Definition of Liechtenstein in English:

Liechtenstein

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

Derivatives

Liechtensteiner

noun
More example sentences
  • 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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