Definition of Boone
1. Noun. An American pioneer and guide and explorer (1734-1820).
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Literary usage of Boone
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1897)
"George boone, I. (that is the first that we have heard of) was born in England. George boone, II. [Son of George boone the first] was born in or near the ..."
2. The Library of American Biography by Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress), Jared Sparks (1847)
"boone returns to North Carolina. — Notice of other hunting Parties in the West. ... His father, whose name was Squire boone, was a native of England; ..."
3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1854)
"boone. Book of Letters to the Duke of Ormond at Dublin Castle, 1712. 5i. 15.. Accounts kept by the Trustees ap. pointed by act of parliament for sale of Sir ..."
4. History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent by George Bancroft (1857)
"boone " was born in the Western Parts of the United advancing settlements ... 7 Filson's Discovery, Settlement 5 u boone was born in Virginia," and Present ..."