Bern

geographical name
\ ˈbərn How to pronounce Bern (audio) , ˈbern \

Definition of Bern

1 canton northwest and west central Switzerland area 2327 square miles (6027 square kilometers), population 947,100
2 city on the Aare River, capital of Bern Canton, and capital of Switzerland population 122,469

Other Words from Bern

Bernese \ (ˌ)bər-​ˈnēz How to pronounce Bern (audio) , -​ˈnēs \ adjective or noun

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“Bern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bern. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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