Bienne


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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.

Bienne

(bjɛn)
n
(Placename) the French name for Biel

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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SATT 2016 will see the return of Dutch team TU Delft Challenge, Swiss outfit Bienne Voile and Team Averda, while Team Mangold will make its debut in the region's unpredictable waters.
by Times News Service Bienne Voile in action during last year's race.
Cavendish appeared well placed going into the closing stages of the 193km stage from Wil to Bienne, but his Etixx-Quick-Step colleague Zdenek Stybar crashed out in tricky conditions, dealing his team's leadout a blow.
Bienne Andrews, Estrada's media relations officer, said Precy Estrada will follow her husband on Friday as she had to attend to family matters, including getting their youngest daughter excused from school.
Box 2500 Bienne 6, Switzerland Phone +41 (0)32 344 64 64 Fax +41 (0)32 344 64 91 dental@bienair.com www.bienair.com
Jost Meier has been the conductor of the Bienne Symphony Orchestra, director of the Bienne Opera, conductor of the Basle Theatre, and now works as a freelance conductor in Europe and China.
NEWPORT'S Debbie Brazier is looking for an all-important rise up the wheelchair tennis world rankings this week when she travels to Switzerland for her first tournament of the year, the Biel Bienne Indoors, part of the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Tour.
This special issue, written in German and French, is a collection of articles that were presented to the Swiss Association for Applied Linguistics during 2001 and which can be categorized as "linguistic biographies" organized under the auspices and support of the Forum du bilingualisme (Forum of Bilingualism) in Bienne (Biel) and the Cercle de realizations et de recherche pour l'eveil au langage et l'ouverture aux langues a l'ecole (Circle for the implementation of and research for raising language awareness and access to languages at school).
Costing almost as much as the UK's Millennium Dome (and not without its own attendant controversies over timing, content and finance), the [pounds sterling]600 million Expo ambitiously encompasses five cantons, three lakes, two languages, four towns (Yverdon-les-Bains, Neuchatel, Bienne and Morat) and 8000 staff plus a glossy posse of foreign architects.