Definition of Bourne

1. Noun. An archaic term for a boundary.

Exact synonyms: Bourn
Generic synonyms: Bound, Boundary, Bounds



2. Noun. An archaic term for a goal or destination.
Exact synonyms: Bourn
Generic synonyms: End, Goal

Definition of Bourne

1. Noun. (countable archaic) A boundary. ¹

2. Noun. (archaic) A goal or destination. ¹

3. Noun. A stream or brook in which water flows only seasonally. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bourne

1. bourn [n -S] - See also: bourn

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bourne

bourgeoning
bourgeons
bourgie
bourgies
bourgs
bourguignon
bourguignon sauce
bourguignonne
bouri
bouris
bourkha
bourkhas
bourlaw
bourlaws
bourn
bourne (current term)
bournes
bournless
bournonite
bournonites
bournous
bournouses
bourns
bourree
bourrees
bourrelet
bourrelets
bourride
bourrides
bourse

Literary usage of Bourne

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"The camp meetings were, however, continued, and on Й7 June 1808 bourne was, ... bourne and his brother purchased land and built the first chapel of the new ..."

2. The Poets of the Church: A Series of Biographical Sketches of Hymn-writers by Edwin Francis Hatfield (1884)
"The measure was opposed by the Wesleyan Conference, and bourne, ... By Hugh bourne." It contained 154 hymns, fifteen of which were from Mr. bourne's pen. ..."

3. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1873)
"Communicated by ISAAC J. GREENWOOD, Esq., of New-York. BERRY, in his Kent Pedigrees, gives a schedule of one family of the name bourne, ..."

4. Great Debates in American History: From the Debates in the British by Marion Mills Miller, United States Congress, Great Britain Parliament (1913)
"ON May 5, 1910, Jonathan bourne [Ore.], speaking in the Senate pro forma on an ... DELEGATED GOVERNMENT SENATOR bourne Successful and permanent government ..."

5. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1865)
"NEHEMIAH bourne AND THOMAS HAWKINS f TO JOHN WINTHROP. ... So it is, that * Nehemiah bourne is mentioned in the list of the settlers in Dorchester who came ..."

6. Great Debates in American Hist: From the Debates in the British Parliament by United States Congress, Great Britain Parliament, Marion Mills Miller (1913)
"ON May 5, 1910, Jonathan bourne [Ore.], speaking in the Senate pro forma on an ... DELEGATED GOVERNMENT SENATOR bourne Successful and permanent government ..."

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