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Swiss

of, relating to, or characteristic of Switzerland, its inhabitants, or their dialects of German, French, and Italian

Swiss

 

a general term designating the principal nationalities of Switzerland, who have merged into a single nation (natsiia, nation in the historical sense) as a result of prolonged existence in a unified state, the development of economic, political, and cultural ties, and the widespread practice of bilingualism and trilingualism.

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So its especially appropriate that we should team up with the Swiss Football Association.
Swiss International will be joining in the celebrations - of EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg's sixtieth birthday party on Saturday, October 28 by operating two sightseeing flights whose proceeds will be donated to the Theodora and Rote Nasen charities.
The surprise--even shock--of the Swiss is itself somewhat surprising, given that, a year earlier, Hirschhorn had loudly proclaimed he would stop showing his work in Switzerland in protest of Blocher, whom he sees as the embodiment of Swiss xenophobia.
In addition to the cantonal/communal privileges, the Swiss Federal Tax Administration (SFTA) has regularly accepted a lump-sum expense deduction on certain business activities (reinvoicing in particular).
As described in the accompanying catalogue, when asked if there was such a thing as a regional signature, Swiss designers (gathered in Lausanne) were either offended, suspicious as to where the question was leading, or claimed to follow their own individual approaches.
Now Stephen Halbrook, an attorney and well-known Second Amendment expert (he's the author of 1984's That Every Man Be Armed), has taken a much-needed look at the Swiss wartime record in a new book titled Target Switzerland: Swiss Armed Neutrality in World War II.
It also said Swiss private banks had received three times more Nazi bullion - some $61.
Leasing efforts for Swiss Bank Tower officially began in December 1989 although building construction was not complete until March 1991.
For next year s Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro SWISS will operate two special flights, one before and one after the event.
The situation concerning pilots flying for Swiss European Air Lines, the carrier's Regional subsidiary, remains unclear.
HANS-ULRICH OBRIST: You are currently preparing a big Swiss exhibition for the Kunsthaus Zurich this spring.