Berner Alpen

geographical name
Ber·​ner Al·​pen | \ ˌber-nər-ˈäl-pən How to pronounce Berner Alpen (audio) \
variants: or Bernese Oberland \ (ˌ)bər-​ˈnēz-​ˈō-​bər-​ˌlänt How to pronounce Berner Alpen (audio) , -​ˈnēs-​ \ or Bernese Alps or Oberland

Definition of Berner Alpen

section of the Alps mountain system in southern Switzerland in the cantons of Bern and Valais between Lake Thun and Brienz on the north and the valley of the upper Rhône River on the south — see finsteraarhorn

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“Berner Alpen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Berner%20Alpen. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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