[berkh-tuh s-gahd-n]


a town in the SE extremity of Bavaria, in SE Germany: site of the fortified mountain chalet of Adolf Hitler. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • Berchtesgaden, apportioned to the Grand Duke of Tuscany, ii.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

    William Milligan Sloane

  • Impressions on my hat after going down the salt mine at Berchtesgaden.

  • The district of Berchtesgaden was formerly an independent spiritual principality, founded in 1100 and secularized in 1803.

  • She sent me a lovely little jewel box with a view of Berchtesgaden packed with my favourite sweets, filled with brandy.

    A Young Girl's Diary

    An Anonymous Young Girl

  • The summer was spent in long rambles over the mountains of Austria, ending up with a month of deep repose in Berchtesgaden.

    Henrik Ibsen

    Edmund Gosse

British Dictionary definitions for berchtesgaden



a town in Germany, in SE Bavaria: site of the fortified mountain retreat of Adolf Hitler. Pop: 7667 (2003 est)
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