a city in and the capital of Switzerland, in the W part: capital of Bern canton.
a canton in W Switzerland. 2,658 sq. mi. (6,885 sq. km). Capital: Bern.
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How to use Bern in a sentence
Bern and company hope to extend their computational successes to more realistic theories.
In just a few years, Bern and his colleagues have used the shortcut to make gravitational wave predictions that already rival state-of-the-art calculations from general relativity.
Since developing the double copy, Bern has taken advantage of the massively discounted lunch to challenge the conventional wisdom that all particle theories of gravity give nonsensical, infinite answers.
Bern, Carrasco and others have spent years grinding away at an exotic theory called supergravity, which balances gravitons with partner particles in a mathematically pleasing way.
Eventually Einstein landed a job at the Patent Office in Bern, and in 1904 he got Besso a job in the same office, so they could work side by side.When Einstein Tilted at Windmills - Issue 93: Forerunners | Amanda Gefter | November 18, 2020 | Nautilus
“This is not a question of negligence, but how much negligence,” Bern told The Daily Beast.How Much Are the ‘Costa Concordia’ Passengers Entitled to Win—and Who Is Accountable for the Shipwreck? | Barbie Latza Nadeau | February 8, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
“George Kennan was tall, thin, blue-eyed, elegant,” she later wrote of their meeting at a safe house in Bern.
Bobby had shown himself on the road out to Bern a difficult boy, and stupefyingly ignorant.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete | George Meredith
Shortly after the hour of the evening meal, a messenger from Bern delivered a letter addressed to the Headmaster.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete | George Meredith
Was it in Bern that the police had to hold the crowd back, and clear the squares for their plunging horses to pass?The Devourers | Annie Vivanti Chartres
Siegfried of the Niebelungen saga originates purely as a mrchen-hero; Dietrich of Bern is an historical personage.Elements of Folk Psychology | Wilhelm Wundt
At Bern, the quaint, beautiful old city of fountains and arcades, the deposed dictatrix of Bavaria found a pleasant asylum.Lola Montez | Edmund B. d'Auvergne
British Dictionary definitions for Bern
the capital of Switzerland, in the W part, on the Aar River: entered the Swiss confederation in 1353 and became the capital in 1848. Pop: 122 700 (2002 est)
a canton of Switzerland, between the French frontier and the Bernese Alps. Capital: Bern. Pop: 950 200 (2002 est). Area: 6884 sq km (2658 sq miles)
- French name: Berne (bɛrn)
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