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 (ĭn′tər-lä′kən, ĭn′tər-lä′-)
A town of west-central Switzerland southeast of Bern. It is a popular resort in the Bernese Alps.


(Placename) a town and resort in central Switzerland, situated between Lakes Brienz and Thun on the River Aar. Pop: 5119 (2000)


(ˈɪn tərˌlɑ kən, ˌɪn tərˈlɑ kən)

a town in central Switzerland between the lakes of Brienz and Thun: tourist center. 4852.
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Noun1.Interlaken - a popular resort town in the Alps in west central SwitzerlandInterlaken - a popular resort town in the Alps in west central Switzerland
Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera, Swiss Confederation, Switzerland - a landlocked federal republic in central Europe
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We now prepared for a considerable walk--from Lucerne to Interlaken, over the Bru"nig Pass.
Indeed, from Lucerne to Interlaken we had the spectacle, among other scenery, of an unbroken procession of fruit-peddlers and tourists carriages.
We drove sullenly through Brienz, dead to the seductions of its bewildering array of Swiss carvings and the clamorous HOO-hooing of its cuckoo clocks, and had not entirely recovered our spirits when we rattled across a bridge over the rushing blue river and entered the pretty town of Interlaken.
This plan they punctually fulfilled, spending July at Interlaken and Grindelwald, and August at a little place called Etretat, on the Normandy coast, which some one had recommended as quaint and quiet.
For a charming week we wandered up the Valley of the Rhone, and then, branching off at Leuk, we made our way over the Gemmi Pass, still deep in snow, and so, by way of Interlaken, to Meiringen.
In the section between Interlaken East and Brienz on the southern Brienzerseeseite the mostly 2-lane road National N08 Lattigen (BE) is - Lopper (NW) repaired.
That evening we caught the train from Grindelwald to Interlaken to hop on the funicular up to Harder Kulm for dinner at the Panorama restaurant.
The protocol layer is defined by the Interlaken standard, a device interconnect standard common in data centers, conceived by Cortina Systems and Cisco Systems.
Where to stay The four-star Hotel Interlaken (hotelinterlaken.
Its cities all offer something unique, but also something unmistakably Swiss -- exemplified by three of its most popular destinations, Zurich, Lucerne and Interlaken, which can be visited with ease in one go.
Berlin, Sha'ban 14, 1437, May 21, 2016, SPA -- At least 17 people were injured when a high-speed ICE train collided with a bus at a level crossing in Interlaken, Switzerland, dpa cited police as saying Saturday.