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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Helvetic hel-vet′ik pertaining to Switzerland—also Helvē′tian
    • ***


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—Helvetia, Latin name of Switzerland.


In literature:

Simlerus de rep. Helvet.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
HELVETIC STATES, independence of acknowledged, 89.
"The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power" by John S. C. Abbott
The Helvetic body does the same; and so does the Belgic confederacy.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
French troops occupied Bern, and under their influence an Helvetic republic came into existence.
"The French Revolution" by R. M. Johnston
Confession of Wishart (First Helvetic), 30, 36, 38, 97, 102, 103, 109.
"John Knox" by A. Taylor Innes
In private life, that is behind the scenes, the ballerini are called Miss Helvet and Monsieur Mastropinnuzza.
"Diversions in Sicily" by H. Festing Jones
From 1798 to 1802 the Oberland formed a separate canton (capital, Thun) of the Helvetic Republic.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6" by Various
Thus abandoned, the people of Zug entered into the Helvetic Confederacy.
"Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York" by A. F. Warburton
The Second Helvetic Confession was written by Bullinger in 1562 and revised in 1564 as a private exercise.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 3" by Various
As far back as 1762 the Helvetic Society was formed by young men aspiring to a political regeneration of Switzerland.
"Switzerland" by Frank Fox
A word respecting the Helvetic Society must close the present chapter.
"The Story of Switzerland" by Lina Hug
Helvetic unity was crushed under the slow step of mules loaded with gold.
"History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Vol 2" by J. H. Merle D'Aubigné