Lake of, a lake in NW Switzerland: traces of prehistoric lake dwellings. 16 sq. mi. (41 sq. km).
a town in NW Switzerland, on Lake Biel. Pop: 48 655 (2000) French name Bienne
Lake Biel, a lake in NW Switzerland: remains of lake dwellings were discovered here in the 19th century. Area: 39 sq km (15 sq miles) German name Bielersee (ˈbiːləzeː)
the French name for Biel
noun 1. a thermally produced wind blowing during the day from the surface of a large lake to the shore, caused by the difference in the rates of heating of the surfaces of the lake and of the land.
noun 1. a city in SW Louisiana.
noun 1. an inhabitant of a lake dwelling.
noun 1. a mountainous region in NW England containing many lakes: tourist center. noun 1. a region of lakes and mountains in NW England, in Cumbria: includes England’s largest lake (Windermere) and highest mountain (Scafell Pike); national park; literary associations (the Lake Poets); tourist region Also called Lakeland