Definition for berne (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for berne
They were then airlifted to nearby hospitals in Lausanne and Berne.
The poor scholar and the burgher of Berne appeared to acquiesce in this opinion, and no more said in the matter.The Headsman|James Fenimore Cooper
On the 6th they went to Berne, and the next morning they inspected Fellenberg's institution at Hofwyl.
Zuinglius, on hearing the name, embraced the celebrated preacher of Berne, with that affability which made him so engaging.History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Vol 2|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
British Dictionary definitions for berne
Word Origin and History for berne
Swiss capital, probably originally from PIE root *ber- "marshy place," but by folk etymology from German Bär "bear" (cf. Berlin). Related: Bernese.