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  1. Lake of, a lake in SE Bern canton in Switzerland. 11.5 sq. mi. (30 sq. km).
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German Bri·enz·er See [bree-en-tsuhr-zey] /briˈɛn tsərˈzeɪ/.
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Historical Examples of brienz

  • I am sailing on the lake of Brienz on a day golden with sunbeams.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, No. 362, December 1845


  • In the evening we were rowed across the Lake of Brienz to the Giessbach, the regular sight of the locality.

    Nasby in Exile

    David R. Locke

  • The inhabitants of Eblingen, a village on the borders of the Lake of Brienz, hunt him vigorously.

    Everyday Objects

    W. H. Davenport Adams

  • There has been a 238 landslip at the Lake of Brienz, and everything is in an uproar.

  • Between Thun and Brienz lies the little village fitly called from its position Interlachen (between the lakes).