Swiss

  • (noun): The natives or inhabitants of Switzerland.
    Synonyms: Swiss people, the Swiss
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on swiss:

Hugo Hadwiger - Cryptographic Work
... Hadwiger was one of the principal developers of a Swiss rotor machine for encrypting military communications, known as NEMA ... The Swiss, fearing that the Germans and Allies could read messages transmitted on their Enigma cipher machines, enhanced the system by using ten rotors instead of five ... The system was used by the Swiss army and air force between 1947 and 1992 ...
League Of God's House - Three Leagues
... The Three Leagues were normally allied with the Old Swiss Confederacy ... of Milan in 1520 pushed the League closer to the Swiss Confederacy ... The League remained in association with the Swiss until the Napoleonic Wars, when it was absorbed into the Swiss Helvetic Republic founded in 1798 ...
Swiss, Wisconsin - Demographics
... There were 336 households out of which 24.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.6% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
2007–08 Swiss Super League
... Gallen are relegated to the Swiss Challenge League ... Swiss Super League 2007-08 Winners FC Basel 12th Title ...
FC Sion - Honours
... of having never lost a domestic Cup final, with 12 wins in 12 appearances in the Swiss Cup ... Swiss Super League 2 - 1991–92, 1996–97 Swiss Cup 12 - 1965, 1974, 1980, 1982, 1986, 1991, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2006, 2009, 2011 ...

More definitions of "Swiss":

  • (adj): Of or relating to Switzerland or its people or culture.
    Example: "The Swiss army"

Famous quotes containing the word swiss:

    “Which is more important to you, your field or your children?” the department head asked. She replied, “That’s like asking me if I could walk better if you amputated my right leg or my left leg.”
    —Anonymous Parent. As quoted in Women and the Work Family Dilemma, by Deborah J. Swiss and Judith P. Walker, ch. 2 (1993)

    Realistic about how much one person can accomplish in a given day, women expect to have to make some trade-offs between work and family. Families, however, have absorbed all the stress and strain they possibly can. The entire responsibility for accommodation is taking place on the home side of the equation.
    —Deborah J. Swiss (20th century)

    Some of the smartest women in the country said that they’re too embarrassed to attend their reunions at Harvard Business School if they have dropped out of the work force, left the fast track by choosing part-time work, or decided to follow anything other than the standard male career path.
    —Deborah J. Swiss (20th century)