Meaning of lucerne

lu•cerne

Pronunciation: (l-sûrn'), [key]
— n.
  1. alfalfa.

Lu•cerne

Pronunciation: (l-sûrn' Fr. ly-sern'), [key]
— n.
  1. a canton in central Switzerland. 291,700; 576 sq. mi. (1490 sq. km).
  2. the capital of this canton, on Lake of Lucerne. 65,300.
  3. Also calleda lake in central Switzerland. 24 mi. (39 km) long; 44 sq. mi. (114 sq. km). German,
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