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1auburn

adjective au·burn \ˈ-bərn\

: reddish brown

Full Definition of AUBURN

1
:  of the color auburn
2
:  of a reddish-brown color

Origin of AUBURN

Middle English auborne blond, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin alburnus whitish, from Latin alburnum sapwood
First Known Use: 15th century

2auburn

noun

Definition of AUBURN

:  a moderate brown

First Known Use of AUBURN

1613

Auburn

geographical name Au·burn \ˈ-bərn\

Definition of AUBURN

1
city E Alabama pop 53,380
2
city SW Maine pop 23,055
3
city cen New York pop 27,687
4
city W Washington pop 70,180

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