bourn

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noun \ ˈbȯrn , ˈbu̇rn \
variants: or bourne

Definition of bourn

Examples of bourn in a Sentence

  1. idyllic days that were spent rambling the length of the bourn that flowed through that peaceful vale

Origin and Etymology of bourn

Middle English burn, bourne — more at burn

bourn Synonyms

Synonyms
beck [British], creek (or bourne), brook, brooklet, burn [British], gill [British], rill, rivulet, run [chiefly Midland], runlet, runnel, streamlet
Related Words
arroyo, billabong [Australian], fresh, freshet, runoff; bayou, coulee, slough (also slew or slue), stream, wash; canal, channel, cut, cutoff, gut, kill, millrace, millstream, race, watercourse, waterway; affluent, branch, confluent, distributary, influent, tributary


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