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Biel

 (bēl) also Bi·enne (bē-ĕn′)
A city of northwest Switzerland at the northeast end of Lake Biel at the foot of the Jura Mountains. It is noted for its clocks.
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Biel

(biːl)
n
1. (Placename) a town in NW Switzerland, on Lake Biel. Pop: 48 655 (2000). French name: Bienne
2. (Placename) Lake Biel a lake in NW Switzerland: remains of lake dwellings were discovered here in the 19th century. Area: 39 sq km (15 sq miles). German name: Bielersee
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Bienne

(byɛn)

n. Lake of,
a lake in NW Switzerland: traces of prehistoric lake dwellings. 16 sq. mi. (41 sq. km). Also called Lake Biel.
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