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(Placename) the German name for (Lake) Constance
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(ˈkɒn stəns)

1. Lake. German, Bodensee. a lake in W Europe, bounded by Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. 46 mi. (74 km) long; 207 sq. mi. (536 sq. km).
2. German, Konstanz. a city in S Germany, on this lake: church council 1414–18. 68,305.
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Noun1.Bodensee - a lake in southeastern Germany on the northern side of the Swiss Alps; forms part of the Rhine River
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
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The range of delicious beers matched the jawdropping setting and the relaxing introduction to Lake Constance, or Bodensee, was complete.
This bike tour round the shores of Central Europe's third largest lake, known as Bodensee to the Germans, dips into Germany, Austria and Sw lo wca ta te Switzerland.
By what English name is the lake called Bodensee known?
Route 5 runs from Lausanne up to Romanshorn on the Bodensee (Lake Constance), with around 350 kilometres of relatively flat, traffic-free paths.
Das Tagebuch einer Ferienreise an den Bodensee von 1791.