capital of Switzerland & of Bern canton, on the Aare River: pop. 134,000
canton of WC Switzerland: 2,336 sq mi
(6,050 sq km); pop. 944,000
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Derived forms Bernese (Berˈnese) (bərˈniz
; bərnēzˈ; bərˈnis
adjective, nounWord forms: plural Berˈnese