Helvetian


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Helvetian

1. another word for Swiss
2. a native or citizen of Switzerland
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GOODWOOD: 4.10 Blaine (down 2 grades), 4.10 Double Up (down 2), 4.10 Helvetian (down 2).
Hofer writes that 'Heimweh' is a word which 'the gifted Helvetians have introduced not long since into their vernacular language, chosen from the grief for the lost charm of the Native Land'.
The Helvetian Affair is a fast-paced military history that adds depth and detail to the frequently traveled terrain of Roman conquest.
A Lieutenant B Captain C Major D Brigadier QUESTION 15 - for 15 points: What nationality is a Helvetian? A Swiss B Greek C Hungarian D Finnish
The spot was certainly scenic, but probably would not bear full and accurate comparison with that Helvetian Republic, famous among other things for "the invention of the cuckoo-clock" (according to Orson Welles, in the film version of Grahame Greene's The Third Man).
"Helvetian Freedoms" follows up William Tell, this time focusing on his son, Walter.
Hofer's medical cases--including a country girl taken from home for hospitalization, a young student from Berne transplanted to Basel, and Helvetian soldiers fighting abroad--tend first to be "moved by small external objects" and are soon possessed by the single, fixed idea of home ("Ich will heim, Ich will helm" are the only words spoken by his country girl).
A Helvetian is a national of which European country?
(11) Time to Turn, The General Synod of the Evangelical Church (Augsburg and Helvetian Confessions) in Austria, 1998 (hereafter, Time to Turn, 1998).
He thinks about the French and the Romans who came before him, as well as "some Helvetian" a Celtic tribesman who "used to sneak away from the camp" to fish the stream "under the willows" in the days when the trout weren't quite "as shy." (BL 51).
Second, on page 205 Goldsworthy, quoting Caesar from his De Bellico Gallo, states that in 58 BC when Helvetian tribes were moving to Cisalpine Gaul, Caesar moved his legions from Rome to the bank of the Rhone in eight days.