- a city in central Switzerland, on the Aar River, near the Lake of Thun.
- Lake of. German Thuner See. a lake in central Switzerland, formed by a widening in the course of the Aar River. 10 miles (16 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for thun
At Thun we found a sail-boat, which we hired to take us and our luggage.Wilfrid Cumbermede
But when floating on the Lake of Thun we did not forget them.Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth, Vol. II (of 2)
At Thun I hired an extra-boat which carried us over the whole length of the lake.Louis Spohr's Autobiography
Seek for them in the Rhone valley or round the shores of Thun.The Alps
Thun the kynge sayde, is my sonne deed or hurt, or on the yerthe felled?Stories of the Olden Time
- a town in central Switzerland, in Bern canton on Lake Thun. Pop: 40 377 (2000)
- a lake in central Switzerland, formed by a widening of the Aar River. Length: about 17 km (11 miles). Width: 3 km (2 miles)German name: Thuner See
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