bourn

noun
\ ˈbȯrn How to pronounce bourn (audio) , ˈbu̇rn \
variants: or bourne

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Examples of bourn in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of bourn

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bourn

Middle English burn, bourne — more at burn

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The first known use of bourn was in the 13th century

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“Bourn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bourn. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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