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n. (alternative form of Aar English)


The Aare or Aar is a tributary of the High Rhine and the longest river that both rises and ends entirely within Switzerland.

Its total length from its source to its junction with the Rhine comprises about 295 km (183 miles), during which distance it descends , draining an area of , almost entirely within Switzerland, and accounting for close to half the area of the country, including all of Central Switzerland. There are more than 40 hydroelectric plants along the course of the Aare River.

The river's name dates to at least the La Tène period, and it is attested as Nantaror "Aare valley" in the Berne zinc tablet which dates back to Roman Gaul. The name was Latinized as Arula/Arola/Araris.

Aare (disambiguation)

Aare may refer to:

  • Aar , river in Switzerland, tributary of the Rhine
  • Aare (surname)
Aare (surname)

Aare is an Estonian surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Juhan Aare (born 1948), Estonian journalist and politician
  • Toivo Aare (1944–1999), Estonian journalist
  • Tõnu Aare (born 1953), Estonian singer and guitarist (of the band "Apelsin")

Usage examples of "aare".

As near as I can tell, that trade declined after the fall of Old Aare, and stopped almost completely after the war started.

Liart, on the other hand, had been known in old Aare, but not to the northern nomads or the Seafolk until they met the men from Aarenis.

This meant nothing to Paks or the younger soldiers, but Stammel knew that the title had been extinct since the fall of the old kingdom of Aare across the sea.

If Aare had been worth anything, it would have meant the throne of Aare.

The bald announcement stated that the mutilated body of a twenty-year-old man had been removed from the River Aare that morning.

The Marzili was a long, thin park sandwiched between the River Aare and a well-to-do residential area of Bern, both of which were overlooked by the Bundeshaus and a plethora of government buildings, including the Interpol building and the headquarters of the Federal Police.

At each end of the courtyard in front of the building are glass skylights over classrooms, and at the rear of the University is a large park overlooking the Aare River.

Some of the southern humans think that the humans from Aare drove us out.

Aarenis, when the towers of Aare still overlooked the deserts of the south.