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Adopted from Middle French Suisse in circa 1515, alongside the form Switzer directly loaned from German.

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Swiss (comparative more Swiss, superlative most Swiss)

  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Switzerland or the Swiss people.

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Swiss (countable and uncountable, plural Swisses or Swiss)

  1. (countable) A person from Switzerland or of Swiss descent.
  2. (uncountable) Swiss cheese.
    My favourite sandwich has roast beef and Swiss on rye bread.

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Swiss

  1. The variety of German spoken in Switzerland.