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[in-ter-lah-kuh n, in-ter-lah-kuh n]
  1. a town in central Switzerland between the lakes of Brienz and Thun: tourist center.
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Examples from the Web for interlaken

Historical Examples of interlaken

  • I must join her at Interlaken in three days or there would be trouble.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Interlaken,—the Jungfrau,—oh, she is having a glorious time.

    Margaret Montfort

    Laura E. Richards

  • This was the motive that kept him at Interlaken, in the same hotel as the Wassiliefs.

    Tartarin On The Alps

    Alphonse Daudet

  • Tradition says that it was on the spot where the hotel of Interlaken now stands.

  • "Babette is at Interlaken, many days' journey from hence," he said to himself.

    Rudy and Babette

    Hans Christian Andersen

British Dictionary definitions for interlaken


  1. a town and resort in central Switzerland, situated between Lakes Brienz and Thun on the River Aar. Pop: 5119 (2000)
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