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  1. Bern, Berne, capital of Switzerlandnoun

    the capital of Switzerland; located in western Switzerland


  1. Bernnoun

    The capital of Switzerland and of the canton of Bern.

    Etymology: According to the (incorrect) folk etymology named by its founder, Duke Berthold V, after a bear ( Bär) he had killed there.

  2. Bernnoun

    A canton of Switzerland.

    Etymology: According to the (incorrect) folk etymology named by its founder, Duke Berthold V, after a bear ( Bär) he had killed there.


  1. Bern

    The city of Bern or Berne is the Bundesstadt of Switzerland, and, with a population of 125,681, is the fifth most populous city in Switzerland. The Bern agglomeration, which includes 43 municipalities, has a population of 353,300. The metropolitan area had a population of 660,000 in 2000. Bern is also the capital of the Canton of Bern, the second most populous of Switzerland's cantons. The official language of Bern is German, but the main spoken language is the Alemannic Swiss German dialect called Bernese German. In 1983 the historic old town in the centre of Bern became a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Bern is ranked among the world’s top ten cities for the best quality of life.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of BERN in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of BERN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  1. Bill Purcell:

    We are investigating this matter with the help of the New Bern Police Department, in addition, we are taking steps to prevent this isolated incident from happening again. As local owners, our biggest priority is our customers and community and we want to ensure that every experience at our restaurant is a positive one.

  2. Ken Tietjen:

    Nevada put out the Bern, hillary has all the momentum going forward.

  3. Paul Cezanne:

    This solution in the spirit of the Swiss-French friendship and partnership allows two great museums, Bern Museum of Fine Art and the Musee Granet in Aix-en-Provence, to show a masterpiece by our grandfather Paul Cezanne for the benefit and enjoyment of a great audience, it is a work that until 1940 was owned by the Cezanne family.

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