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bourse

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noun \ˈbu̇rs\

Definition of bourse

  1. 1 :  exchange 5a; specifically :  a European stock exchange

  2. 2 :  a sale of numismatic or philatelic items on tables (as at a convention)



Origin of bourse

Middle French, literally, purse, from Medieval Latin bursa — more at purse


First Known Use: 1597



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