Examples of bourn in a Sentence
idyllic days that were spent rambling the length of the bourn that flowed through that peaceful vale
Synonymsbeck [British], creek (or bourne), brook, brooklet, burn [British], gill [British], rill, rivulet, run [chiefly Midland], runlet, runnel, streamlet
Related Wordsarroyo, 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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