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Bernese Alps

plural noun
1.
a mountain range in SW Switzerland, part of the Alps: highest peak, 14,026 feet (4275 meters).
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  • The view of the Bernese Alps is worth the journey to Switzerland.

    Letters from Switzerland Samuel Irenus Prime
  • To the right, crossing and cutting off the valley, are the Bernese Alps, their snow-covered peaks glistening in the sunlight.

    Nasby in Exile David R. Locke
  • A favourite view from hence is to watch the sun rise over the Bernese Alps.

  • The last to me was from Geneva, sending me a short but most interesting journal of an excursion to the Bernese Alps.

    Byron Richard Edgcumbe
  • She told me they had left her mother at Interlaken, and had been wandering about the Bernese Alps for nearly a week.

    Wilfrid Cumbermede George MacDonald
British Dictionary definitions for Bernese Alps

Bernese Alps

/ˈbɜːniːz/
noun
1.
a mountain range in SW Switzerland, the N central part of the Alps. Highest peak: Finsteraarhorn, 4274 m (14 022 ft)
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