Definition of Bernese mountain dog in English:

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Bernese mountain dog

Pronunciation: /ˈbərnēz/ /-nēs/ /bərˈnēz/ /-ˈnēs/


A large dog with a black, white, and tan coat, of a breed originating in Switzerland.
Example sentences
  • In the canine world, a blaze is a stunning showing of white fur on the chest of a Bernese mountain dog.
  • Bernese mountain dogs are lovely to live with and fit in well with the family.
  • At the beginning of the twentieth century the numbers had dwindled considerably and it was only through particular care in breeding that the Bernese Mountain dog was maintained.

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Syllabification: Ber·nese moun·tain dog

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