What does Swiss mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Swiss, Swiss peopleadjective

    the natives or inhabitants of Switzerland

  2. Swissadjective

    of or relating to Switzerland or its people or culture

    "the Swiss army"

Wiktionary

  1. Swissnoun

    A person from Switzerland or of Swiss descent.

  2. Swissadjective

    Of, from, or pertaining to Switzerland or the Swiss people.

  3. Etymology: Adopted from Suisse in circa 1515, alongside the form Switzer directly loaned from German.

Wikipedia

  1. Swiss

    Swiss International Air Lines AG, colloquially known as SWISS, is the flag carrier of Switzerland, operating scheduled services in Europe and to North America, South America, Africa and Asia. Zurich Airport serves as its sole hub and Geneva Airport as a focus city. The airline was formed following the bankruptcy in 2002 of Swissair, Switzerland's then flag carrier. The new airline was built around what had been Swissair's regional subsidiary, Crossair. Swiss retains Crossair's IATA code LX (Swissair's code was SR). It assumed Swissair's old ICAO code of SWR (Crossair's was CRX), to maintain international traffic rights. It is a member of Star Alliance and a subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group. Its headquarters are at EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg near Basel, Switzerland, and an office at Zurich Airport in Kloten, Switzerland. The company's registered office is in Basel.On 18 November 2020, it was announced that Dieter Vranckx would assume the position of CEO as of 1 January 2021. Vranckx has 20 years of experience within the Lufthansa Group and is currently CEO of Lufthansa Group member Brussels Airlines, a position he has held since the start of 2020.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swiss

    a native or inhabitant of Switzerland; a Switzer; the people of Switzerland

  2. Swissadjective

    of or pertaining to Switzerland, or the people of Switzerland

  3. Etymology: [F. Suisse, of German origin. Cf. Switzer.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Swiss

    swis, adj. of or belonging to Switzerland.—n. a native of Switzerland: the language of Switzerland: a High German patois, spoken in fifteen of the cantons.—n. Swit′zer, a native of Switzerland: one of a hired bodyguard of a king or pope.—Swiss Guards, a celebrated corps or regiment of Swiss mercenaries in the French army of the old régime, constituted 'Gardes' by royal decree in 1616.

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British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Swiss' in Adjectives Frequency: #785

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Swiss in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Swiss in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Swiss in a Sentence

  1. Orlando Olave:

    I've been in the industry for 38 years and this is the highest we've ever seen inflation go up in Swiss Re, it's incredible how many things are going up now.

  2. President Simonetta Sommaruga:

    The Swiss government received information from a foreign authority regarding a potential IS cell in the Geneva area. Federal authorities examined this information and shared it with the local police, there is currently no indication that there was a concrete attack planned.

  3. Sam Starr:

    Cargo bikes are the Swiss army knife of bikes, they can be the SUV of the future.

  4. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz:

    We are in a good exchange with the Swiss government, our goal is that we can reach an agreement in coming days over a significant easing and that the border controls can be completely ended in June.

  5. Chairman Thomas Jordan:

    This is especially important at the moment, as upward pressure on the Swiss franc has intensified once again.

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