Definition of Berne in English:

Berne

Syllabification: Berne
Pronunciation: /bern, bərn
 
/
(also Bern)
  • 1The capital of Switzerland, in the west central part of the country; population 122,658 (2007).
  • 1.1A canton of Switzerland.

Derivatives

Bernese

Pronunciation: /berˈnēz, -ˈnēs, bər-/
adjective & noun
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  • 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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