Bernese Oberland

Bernese Oberland
geographical name see Berner Alpen

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Bernese Oberland — The Bernese Oberland (Bernese highlands) is the higher part of the canton of Bern, Switzerland, in the south of the canton: The area around Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, and the valleys of the Bernese Alps (thus, the inhabitable parts from… …   Wikipedia

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

  • Bernese Oberland — noun An Alpine area of Switzerland in the Berne canton …   Wiktionary

  • Oberland — may refer to: (former) Germany Oberland am Rennsteig, Sonneberg, Thuringia, Germany Vogtländisches Oberland, Greiz, Thuringia, Germany In East Prussia, the Elbląg Canal was named Oberländischer Kanal Switzerland Bernese Oberland, Canton of Bern,… …   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 — 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 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

  • Oberland — [ō′bər länt΄] BERNESE ALPS …   English World dictionary

  • Oberland Bernese — Berner Oberland ted …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

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