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Relating to or characteristic of the Swiss capital or canton of Berne or its inhabitants.‘a large series of portraits from the Bernese region’
- ‘Enjoy panoramic views of the Bernese snowy peaks from the bar, best experienced at sunset.’
- ‘The Bernese Oberland region of Bern is an evergreen tourist destination.’
- ‘It would not be until 1901 when Einstein gained employment at a Bernese patent office did he begin extensive research into theoretical physics.’
- ‘He spent a week crossing the Bernese Alps, traveling largely on foot, mule, and horseback.’
- ‘A sliding door lets us out into the peaceful Bernese village of Schwarzenburg.’
1as plural noun the BerneseThe people of the Swiss capital or canton of Berne.‘the Bernese were proud of their victory over a distinguished mercenary captain’
- ‘Gibbon argued that the Bernese were now repeating the very same mistakes that had led to the downfall of the Roman republic.’
- ‘In eleven days, the Bernese entered Geneva, where they were hailed as deliverers.’
- ‘There remained the Bernese, who had occupied some of the duke's territories in Savoy and Vaud, and in Geneva, over which he claimed certain rights.’
- ‘Originally built in the 12th century, it subsequently served as a prison and palace under the Bernese in the 15th century.’
2‘the Bernese's beautiful coat needs only daily brushing to keep it in good condition’short for Bernese mountain dog
- ‘Others are rescue dogs, including the St. Bernard and Bernese.’
- ‘I must have left the gate wide open, allowing our big, dirty Bernese to wander up and soil the carpets.’
- ‘The Bernese is loyal and affectionate with both people and other animals.’
- ‘The Bernese is not really suitable to town life, and definitely not for owners who live in small townhouses or apartments.’
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