Definition of Berne in English:


Syllabification: Berne
Pronunciation: /bern, bərn
(also Bern)
1The capital of Switzerland, in the west central part of the country; population 122,658 (2007).



Pronunciation: /berˈnēz, -ˈnēs, bər-/
adjective& noun
More example sentences
  • The idealised representation of the clinically well documented goitre of a famous Bernese novelist is exemplary.
  • In 1848 Bernese Swiss established Alma on the Mississippi, which counted some 900 Swiss in 1870.
  • The author added a comment as a footnote to this song expressing his deep respect for the guides who accompanied him through the Bernese mountains.

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