lake biel


[beel] Unabridged


a lake in NW Switzerland: traces of prehistoric lake dwellings. 16 sq. mi. (41 sq. km).
Also called Lake Biel.
German Bielersee. Unabridged
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Biel (biːl)
1.  French name: Bienne a town in NW Switzerland, on Lake Biel. Pop: 48 655 (2000)
2.  Lake Biel German name: Bielersee a lake in NW Switzerland: remains of lake dwellings were discovered here in the 19th century. Area: 39 sq km (15 sq miles)

Bienne (bjɛn)
the French name for Biel

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