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Bern

or Berne  (bûrn, bĕrn)
The capital of Switzerland, in the west-central part of the country on the Aare River. Founded as a military post in 1191, it became part of the Swiss Confederation in 1353 and its capital in 1848.

Bern

(bɜːn; German bɛrn)
n
1. (Placename) the capital of Switzerland, in the W part, on the Aar River: entered the Swiss confederation in 1353 and became the capital in 1848. Pop: 122 700 (2002 est)
2. (Placename) a canton of Switzerland, between the French frontier and the Bernese Alps. Capital: Bern. Pop: 950 200 (2002 est). Area: 6884 sq km (2658 sq miles)
French name: Berne

Bern

or Berne

(bɜrn, bɛərn)

n.
1. the capital of Switzerland, in the W part: capital of Bern canton. 136,300.
2. a canton in W Switzerland. 941,952; 2658 sq. mi. (6885 sq. km). Cap.: Bern.
Ber•nese (ˈbɜr niz, -nis, bɜrˈniz, -ˈnis) adj., n., pl. -nese.
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Noun1.Bern - the capital of SwitzerlandBern - the capital of Switzerland; located in western Switzerland
Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera, Swiss Confederation, Switzerland - a landlocked federal republic in central Europe
Translations
Bern
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Bern

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Bern

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Bern

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References in classic literature ?
I do not know," replied the Rémoise, "'twas just at that time that my husband bought the office of notary, at Bern, two leagues from the town, and we were no longer occupied with that story; besides, in front of Bern, stand the two hills of Cernay, which hide the towers of the cathedral in Reims from view.
During its limited operating time, the MTCI pilot demonstration unit at the Weyerhaeuser facility in New Bern, North Carolina, USA, was not able to achieve carbon conversion adequate for a commercial unit (>97%).
But the proof is in the pudding, and, more often than not, Bern can mesmerize a room with his folk-rock tapioca - a grainy-gooey concoction that can be both soothing and unsettling at the same time.
Bern says that many firms have left the business because their ratings and financial stability have suffered as a result of insuring nursing homes: "A lot of insurance companies have lost a lot of money by being in the [nursing home insurance] business.
As the capital of Switzerland and seat of government, Bern is driven by politics.
Barge transport on the mighty Rhine river between the German city of Mannheim and Bern was suspended because of the record water level.
The complete hotel-wide property update means the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New Bern Riverfront is one of the freshest hotel destinations on the North Carolina coast.
Major organization : FACHSTELLE BESCHAFFUNGSWESEN STADT BERN
The New Bern Women's Club is hosting a purse drive because many victims of domestic violence are forced to leave their homes without essential personal items.
Since retiring to New Bern, he was able to pursue his lifelong hobby of sport fishing.
January 19: "Introducing NetWorks," an International Awareness Forum focussing on decreasing malaria infection rates in poor countries with speaker Paula Daeppen, a FAWCO UN Representative, starting at 9:00 at the Allegro Kursaal in Bern.