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Interlaken

[in-ter-lah-kuh n, in-ter-lah-kuh n] /ˈɪn tərˌlɑ kən, ˌɪn tərˈlɑ kən/
noun
1.
a town in central Switzerland between the lakes of Brienz and Thun: tourist center.
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  • I must join her at Interlaken in three days or there would be trouble.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Interlaken,—the Jungfrau,—oh, she is having a glorious time.

    Margaret Montfort Laura E. Richards
  • This was the motive that kept him at Interlaken, in the same hotel as the Wassiliefs.

    Tartarin On The Alps Alphonse Daudet
  • Tradition says that it was on the spot where the hotel of Interlaken now stands.

  • "Babette is at Interlaken, many days' journey from hence," he said to himself.

    Rudy and Babette Hans Christian Andersen
  • They received him kindly, and had brought a message for him from the family at Interlaken.

    Rudy and Babette Hans Christian Andersen
  • On reaching Interlaken I drove to the steamer on the lake of Brientz.

  • The journey by cars from Geneva to Interlaken is delightful.

    Nasby in Exile David R. Locke
  • It runs from Drlingen to Interlaken, a distance of a mile and a half.

    Nasby in Exile David R. Locke
  • The hotels at Interlaken are fine establishments, and well kept.

    Over the Ocean Curtis Guild
British Dictionary definitions for Interlaken

Interlaken

/ˈɪntəˌlɑːkən/
noun
1.
a town and resort in central Switzerland, situated between Lakes Brienz and Thun on the River Aar. Pop: 5119 (2000)
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