Switzerland definition by Webster's New World
Switzerland definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Switzerland - Cultural Definition
Republic in central Europe, bordered by France to the west, Germany to the north, Liechtenstein and Austria to the east, and Italy to the east and south. Its capital is Bern, and its largest city is Zurich.
- Known for its strict neutrality, Switzerland maintained armed neutrality in both World War I and World War II.
- Swiss banks allow depositors to be identified by a number known only to the depositor and a few bank officials; private fortunes can therefore be kept secret.
- It is famous for its watchmaking industry and its milk chocolate.