The full, official name of Switzerland, a Western European country.
Swiss-confederation Sentence Examples
This schism lasted fully ten years, although the antipope found hardly any adherents outside of his own hereditary states, those of Alphonso of Aragon, of the Swiss confederation and certain universities.
Constance is the natural capital of the Thurgau, so that when in 1460 the Swiss wrested that region from the Austrians, the town and the Swiss Confederation should have been naturally drawn together.
The canton was admitted into the Swiss Confederation in 1815 only, and ranks as the junior of the 22 cantons.
Most probably Geneva would soon have become an integral part of the realms of the house of Savoy had it not been for the appearance of a new protector on the scene - the Swiss confederation.
Thus 1530 marks the date at which Geneva became its own mistress within, while allied externally with the Swiss confederation.