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Oberland

(ˈəʊbəˌlænd)
n
(Placename) the lower parts of the Bernese Alps in central Switzerland, mostly in S Bern canton
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Ber′nese Alps′


n.pl.
a mountain range in SW Switzerland, part of the Alps: highest peak, 14,026 ft. (4275 m).
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The want of variety in the scenery from Hospenthal made the KAHKAHPONEEKA wearisome; but let none be discouraged; no one can fail to be completely R'ECOMPENS'EE for his fatigue, when he sees, for the first time, the monarch of the Oberland, the tremendous Finsteraarhorn.
We were soon dressed and out of the house, watching the gradual approach of dawn, thoroughly absorbed in the first near view of the Oberland giants, which broke upon us unexpectedly after the intense obscurity of the evening before.
There was first the battle of the Bernese Oberland, in which the Italian and French navigables in their flank raid upon the Franconian Park were assailed by the Swiss experimental squadron, supported as the day wore on by German airships, and then the encounter of the British Winterhouse-Dunn aeroplanes with three unfortunate Germans.
Already in 2019, we completed precedent setting agreements with Daiichi Sankyo Europe and Oberland Capital which validated the economic value of the global bempedoic acid franchise.
Healthcare-focused investment firm Oberland Capital has announced it has closed Oberland Capital Healthcare II LP, its second royalty and credit opportunities fund ("Fund II"), at its hard cap of USD 800 million in capital commitments, the company said.
"We are looking forward to a promising future in the coming decades here in the Zurich Oberland region", concluded Daniel Link.
According to Northwestern Mutual President Greg Oberland, Northwestern Mutual wanted to ensure its advisors have the strategic and operational resources they need to excel in serving their clients and running their businesses.
The Bernese Oberland tourism folks have since cottoned on that there is a demand for a winter season that doesn't involve sliding and crashing into groups of terrified schoolchildren (I was that bad at skiing).
In July, 1868, the family travelled to the Bernese Oberland. The Alpine scenery encountered during this trip, particularly the view of the Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau peaks, inspired Edward to become a mountain painter, exhibiting for the first time in 1869.
M2 PHARMA-December 4, 2017-Impact Biomedicines Closes First Tranche of Oberland Capital Financing
Get a faster trip to the Top of Europe at a dizzying 11,332ft in Switzerland's Bernese Oberland. New trains are cutting a third off the 52-minute journeys from Kleine Scheidegg to the mountain-top Jungfraujoch railway station.