from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital of Switzerland, in the west-central part of the country on the Aare River. Founded as a military post in 1191, it became part of the Swiss Confederation in 1353 and its capital in 1848. Population: 122,000.
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- proper n. The capital of Switzerland and of the canton of Bern.
- proper n. A canton of Switzerland.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Middle English form of barn.
- n. A warrior; a hero; a man of valor; in later use, a poetic term for man.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the capital of Switzerland; located in western Switzerland
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