Appenzell



a canton in NE Switzerland, divided into two independent areas.
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a town in and the capital of Appenzell Inner Rhoden.
(often lowercase) a type of embroidery, used chiefly on fine hankerchiefs.
a demicanton in NE Switzerland: Catholic. 66 sq. mi. (170 sq. km).
Capital: Appenzell.
Historical Examples

Schafhausen (a ram) and Appenzell (a bear) place their supporters in full aspect behind the shield.
A Complete Guide to Heraldry Arthur Charles Fox-Davies

I have been assured that in one part of the Canton of Appenzell, the population amounts to 562 per square mile.
A tour through some parts of France, Switzerland, Savoy, Germany and Belgium Richard Boyle Bernard

A great many such, I was told, come to Appenzell for the summer.
Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 118, August, 1887 Various

So long as Appenzell was a land of herdsmen, many peculiarities of costume, features, and manners must have remained.
Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 118, August, 1887 Various

Tobel is an Appenzell word, corresponding precisely to the gulch of California.
Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 118, August, 1887 Various

An Appenzell farmer lives in a house from forty to sixty feet square, and rarely less than four stories in height.
Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 118, August, 1887 Various

Appenzell is an Alpine island, wholly surrounded by the former canton.
Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 118, August, 1887 Various

They date from the palmy days of Appenzell industry, before machinery had reduced the cost of the finer fabrics.
Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 118, August, 1887 Various

There has been again a tremendous inundation in Appenzell, which has done the greatest damage, and destroyed all the roads.
Letters of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy from Italy and Switzerland Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

noun
a canton of NE Switzerland, divided in 1597 into the Protestant demicanton of Appenzell Outer Rhodes and the Catholic demicanton of Appenzell Inner Rhodes. Capitals: Herisau and Appenzell, respectively. Pop: 53 200 and Pop: 15 000 (2002 est) respectively. Areas: 243 sq km (94 sq miles) and 171 sq km (66 sq miles) respectively
a town in NE Switzerland, capital of Appenzell Inner Rhodes demicanton. Pop: 5447 (2000)

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  • Appenzell ausser rhoden

    a demicanton in NE Switzerland: Protestant. 94 sq. mi. (245 sq. km). Capital: Herisau.

  • Appenzell inner rhoden

    a demicanton in NE Switzerland: Catholic. 66 sq. mi. (170 sq. km). Capital: Appenzell.



  • Appenzeller

    a cow’s milk cheese, originally made in the canton of Appenzell in Switzerland. Historical Examples Such a picture as this, under the cloudless blue of a fortunate May day, makes the heart of the appenzeller light. Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 118, August, 1887 Various Elated by their succession of triumphs the hardy appenzeller rushed […]

  • Appenzeller cheese

    noun a firm delicate-flavored Swiss cheese made from cow’s milk and soaked in cider or white wine and spices Examples Appenzeller cheese has a golden yellow rind and a firm, straw-colored curd with tiny holes. Word Origin made in Switzerland’s Appenzell canton Usage Note cooking



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