Lucerne meaning

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Alfalfa.
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A city of central Switzerland on the northern shore of Lake Lucerne, an irregularly shaped lake surrounded by mountains. The city developed around a monastery founded in the eighth century.
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Canton in central Switzerland: 576 sq mi (1,492 sq km)
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Its capital.
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Lake in central Switzerland: 44 sq mi (114 sq km)
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(UK) Alfalfa.
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A city in Switzerland, the capital of the canton of Lucerne.
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Origin of lucerne

French luzerne from Provençal luzerno glowworm (perhaps from its shiny seeds) from Latin lucerna lamp from lūcēre to shine lucid