Aare

geographical name
Aa·​re | \ ˈär-ə How to pronounce Aare (audio) \
variants: or Aar \ ˈär How to pronounce Aar (audio) \

Definition of Aare

river 183 miles (294 kilometers) long in central and northern Switzerland, flowing east and northeast into the Rhine River

Note: Switzerland's capital, Bern, is located on the Aare River.

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“Aare.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aare. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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