Liechtensteiner



[lik-tuh n-stahyn; German likh-tuh n-shtahyn] /ˈlɪk tənˌstaɪn; German ˈlɪx tənˌʃtaɪn/

noun
1.
a small principality in central Europe between Austria and Switzerland: economically linked with Switzerland. 65 sq. mi. (168 sq. km).
Capital: Vaduz.
/ˈlɪktənˌstaɪnə/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Liechtenstein
adjective
2.
of or relating to Liechtenstein or its inhabitants
/ˈlɪktənˌstaɪn; German ˈlɪçtənʃtain/
noun
1.
a small mountainous principality in central Europe on the Rhine: formed in 1719 by the uniting of the lordships of Schellenburg and Vaduz, which had been purchased by the Austrian family of Liechtenstein; customs union formed with Switzerland in 1924. Official language: German. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: Swiss franc. Capital: Vaduz. Pop: 37 009 (2003 est). Area: 160 sq km (62 sq miles)

(likh?-tuhn-steyen, likh?-tuhn-shteyen) Constitutional monarchy in west-central Europe, located in the Alps between Austria and Switzerland. Its capital and largest city is Vaduz.

Note: Not quite as large as Washington, D.C., Liechtenstein is one of the smallest European countries.

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