A city of western Switzerland on the northern shore of Lake Geneva. Originally a Celtic settlement, Lausanne became a center of Calvinism after the 1530s and was home to Voltaire, Gibbon, and Rousseau in the 1700s.
(place) City in W Switzerland, on Lake Geneva.
Lausanne Sentence Examples
A price was set on the life of Court; and in 1730 he escaped to Lausanne.
The Seminary of Lausanne sent forth all the pastors of the Reformed Church of France till the days of the first French Empire.
He died at Lausanne in 1760.
He then went to school in Lausanne, and from there passed on to the Theresianum in Vienna.