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Baden(Switzerland)

BADEN(Switzerland) Medieval county Briefly a Canton in the Helvetic Republic The name being taken from the town, which stands on the River Limmat, northwest of Zürich. In the 11th century Baden belonged to the County of Lenzburg, which covered much … Continue reading

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Argovie

ARGOVIE The French name of AARGAU.   The Latin form, Argovia, is sometimes used in English.

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Aargau

AARGAU    Argovie(Fr);  Argovia. (1) District in the East Frankish Kingdom, mostly between the Rivers Aare and Reuss, now in northern Switzerland;  (2) a Canton of the Helvetic Republic, lying west of the lowest reaches of the Aare;  and (3) since … Continue reading

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