Bernese Alps
geographical name see Berner Alpen

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  • Bernese Alps — [bər nēz′] range of the Alps, in SW Switzerland: highest peak, Finsteraarhorn …   English World dictionary

  • Bernese Alps — Geobox|Range name=Bernese Alps other name= fr. Alpes bernoises other name1= de. Berner Alpen image caption=The Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau country=Switzerland region type=Cantons region=Berne| region1=Vaud| region2=Fribourg region3=Valais|… …   Wikipedia

  • Bernese Alps — a mountain range in SW Switzerland, part of the Alps: highest peak, 14,026 ft. (4275 m). * * * German Berner Oberland Segment of the Alps, Switzerland. It lies north of the Rhône River and south of Brienzer and Thuner lakes and extends east from… …   Universalium

  • BERNESE ALPS —    a chain in the Middle Alps, of which the eastern half is called the Bernese Oberland; form the watershed between the Aar and the Rhône …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Bernese Alps — /bɜˈniz/ (say ber neez) noun a range of the Alps in south western Switzerland. Highest peak, 4275 m. Also, Bernese Oberland …   Australian English dictionary

  • Bernese Alps — Ber′nese Alps′ n. pl. geg a mountain range in SW Switzerland, part of the Alps: highest peak, 14,026 ft. (4275 m) …   From formal English to slang

  • Bernese Alps — a mountain range in SW Switzerland, part of the Alps: highest peak, 14,026 ft. (4275 m) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bernese Oberland — Bernese Alps …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Alps — /alps/, n. (used with a pl. v.) a mountain range in S Europe, extending from France through Switzerland and Italy into Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia. Highest peak, Mont Blanc, 15,781 ft. (4810 m). * * * I Mountain system, south central Europe.… …   Universalium

  • Alps — Alpe redirects here. For the German river, see Alpe (river). For other uses, see Alps (disambiguation). Alps Range The …   Wikipedia

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