Helvetian
adjective or noun see Helvetia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • helveţian — helveţián (geol.) adj. m. (sil. ţi an), pl. helveţiéni (sil. ţi eni); f. sg. helveţiánă, pl. helveţiéne Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  helveţián (geol.) s …   Dicționar Român

  • Helvetian — Hel*ve tian, a. Same as {Helvetic}. n. A Swiss; a Switzer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Helvetian — Swiss, 1550s, from Helvetia terra, Medieval Latin name of Switzerland, from L. Helvetius pertaining to the Helvetii, a Celtic people of ancient Gallia Lugdunensis …   Etymology dictionary

  • Helvetian — [hel vē′shən] adj. 1. of Helvetia or the Helvetii 2. Swiss n. 1. a person born or living in Helvetia 2. a Swiss person …   English World dictionary

  • Helvetian — /hel vee sheuhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Helvetia or the Helvetii. 2. Swiss. n. 3. one of the Helvetii. 4. a Swiss. [1550 60; HELVETI(A) + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Helvetian — 1. adjective a) From the ancient country of Helvetia b) Swiss, from Switzerland 2. noun a) Someone from the ancient country of …   Wiktionary

  • Helvetian — Hel·ve·tian || hel viːʃjÉ™n adj. pertaining to or of Switzerland; relating to or of Helvetia; relating to or of Helvetii who inhabited the Swiss Alps n. native or inhabitant of Switzerland, Swiss; member of the ancient Celtic people of… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Helvetian — (also Helvetic) adjective Swiss. noun a native of Switzerland. Origin from L. Helvetia Switzerland + an …   English new terms dictionary

  • helvetian — hel·ve·tian …   English syllables

  • Helvetian — Hel•ve•tian [[t]hɛlˈvi ʃən[/t]] adj. 1) peo geg of or pertaining to the Helvetii 2) peo Swiss 4) 3) peo one of the Helvetii 4) peo Swiss 1) • Etymology: 1550–60 …   From formal English to slang

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