- a town in the SE extremity of Bavaria, in SE Germany: site of the fortified mountain chalet of Adolf Hitler.
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Their vista of the snow-capped Andes suggests the Bavarian alps and the view from Berchtesgaden.Holocaust Horrors Haunt the Films ‘Ida’ And ‘The German Doctor’
May 12, 2014
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.Mr. Punch On Tour
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
- a town in Germany, in SE Bavaria: site of the fortified mountain retreat of Adolf Hitler. Pop: 7667 (2003 est)