Examples from the Web for bienne
First mentioned in the 12th century, Bienne continued for centuries to be under the jurisdiction of the prince-bishop of Basel.
He took refuge on an island in the lake of Bienne, only to be expelled by the authorities of Berne.A History of French Literature|Edward Dowden
The first stop was at Biel or Bienne, its French name, and there was a halt of ten minutes or more.The Passenger from Calais|Arthur Griffiths
Some of the Swiss lake-dwellings of Neuchatel and Bienne belong to this epoch.A Manual of the Antiquity of Man|J. P. MacLean
I used so much diligence that the next morning I left the island and arrived at Bienne before noon.The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete|Jean Jacques Rousseau