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Oberland

[oh-ber-land; German oh-buhr-lahnt]
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noun
  1. a mountain region in central Switzerland, mostly in S Bern canton.
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Historical Examples

  • It was a bit of fancy of my own,—copied, I am free to confess, from one I saw in the Oberland.

    Sir Jasper Carew

    Charles James Lever

  • Others like better those about the Jungfrau, which are called the Oberland Alps.

    Rollo in Geneva

    Jacob Abbott

  • I had been through the Oberland in 1850, but was then too ignorant to learn much from my excursion.

  • On the left, the Pennine Alps and the Oberland, crowned with snow, raised their magnificent crests.

  • And here began the first little dispute between Oberland and Chamouni.


British Dictionary definitions for oberland

Oberland

noun
  1. the lower parts of the Bernese Alps in central Switzerland, mostly in S Bern canton
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