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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
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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.
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