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Bienne

[ byen ]

noun

  1. Lake of, a lake in NW Switzerland: traces of prehistoric lake dwellings. 16 sq. mi. (41 sq. km).


Bienne

/ bjɛn /

noun

  1. See Biel
    the French name for Biel


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In 2001, he married Simone Bienne, a British TV presenter and self-described “sex and relationship expert.”

The first stop was at Biel or Bienne, its French name, and there was a halt of ten minutes or more.

It connects with the Lake of Bienne by a stream tamed to service.

First mentioned in the 12th century, Bienne continued for centuries to be under the jurisdiction of the prince-bishop of Basel.

After dinner we are to go to the library, & to-morrow, if we can get horses, we shall go to Bienne.

On my departure from the island, Kirkeberguer accompanied me to Bienne.

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