Meaning of Neuchâtel

Neu•châ•tel

Pronunciation: (n"shu-tel', ny"-, n'shu-tel", ny'- Fr. nœ-shä-tel'), [key]
— n.
  1. a canton in W Switzerland. 166,100; 309 sq. mi. (800 sq. km).
  2. the capital of this canton, on the Lake of Neuchâtel. 36,400.
  3. a lake in W Switzerland. 85 sq. mi. (220 sq. km). German,
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