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 (är′ə) or Aar (är)
A river of central and northern Switzerland rising in the Bernese Alps and flowing about 295 km (185 mi) to join the Rhine River at the Swiss-German border.
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1. Com. against all risks.
2. average annual rainfall.
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Noun1.aar - a river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the RhineAar - a river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine
Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera, Swiss Confederation, Switzerland - a landlocked federal republic in central Europe
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Half an hour after we started, the REGEN thickened unpleasantly, and we attempted to get shelter under a projecting rock, but being far to NASS already to make standing at all AGRE'ABLE, we pushed on for the Handeck, consoling ourselves with the reflection that from the furious rushing of the river Aar at our side, we should at all events see the celebrated WASSERFALL in GRANDE PERFECTION.
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