Lucerne

Lucerne, a Swiss canton E. of Berne, mountainous in the S., where cattle are pastured and much cheese made; in the N. and in the valleys fertile with corn and fruit crops; is German speaking, and Roman Catholic; its highest elevation, Mount Pilatus, is 7000 ft. Stretching from the eastern corner is Lake Lucerne, one of the most beautiful in Europe. The cap. Lucerne (20), on the shores of the lake, is a busy tourist centre; outside its walls is the famous Lion of Lucerne, designed by Thorwaldsen, in memory of the Swiss Guard slain while defending the Tuileries in Paris in 1792, and cut out of the solid rock.

Population (circa 1900) given as 36,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Lucca * Lucian
Lowell, James Russell
Lower Empire
Lowestoft
Lowth, Robert
Loyola, Ignatius
Lubbock, Sir John
Lübeck
Lucan
Lucaris, Cyril
Lucca
Lucerne
Lucian
Lucifer
Lücke, Friedrich
Lucknow
Lucretia
Lucretius, Titus Carus
Lucullus, Lucius
Luddism
Luddites
Ludlow, Edmund

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