from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- French royal family descended from Louis I, Duke of Bourbon (1270?-1342), whose members have ruled in France (1589-1793 and 1814-1830), Spain (1700-1868, 1874-1931, and since 1975), and Naples and Sicily (1734-1860).
- n. A sociopolitical reactionary, especially a southern Democrat with highly conservative views.
- Bourbon, Duc Charles de 1490-1527. French general who served Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, led a failed invasion of France (1524), and was killed while leading a German-Spanish assault on Rome.
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- proper n. The island of Réunion.
2. An Old Fashioned is even better with applejack than it is with bourbon, and with Basil Hayden's Bourbon, it's already pretty damn good.
The general consensus seems to be that Bourbon is fine if it is all you can get, Bourbon is preferred when the vanilla is a backnote, and Tahitian is preferred when you really want to make vanilla the star.
It sometimes seems as if we are back in Bourbon mode: they seem to have learnt nothing and forgotten everything.
I'm ashamed to admit I used to be under the impression that any whiskey calling itself "bourbon" had to, by law, have been distilled in Bourbon County, Kentucky.
Ann -- Bourbon is like liquid bacon as it also makes everything better!
And the French took the vine to the islands off the coast of southeast Africa that now supply much of the world: Madagascar, Réunion, and Comoros, which collectively produce what is called Bourbon vanilla.
Bourbon is in truth, simply a huge cone, the base of which is about forty leagues in circumference, while its gigantic mountain peaks rise to the height of ten thousand feet.
Zollikoffer was a Dutchwoman, and lived in Bourbon County,
M. de Bourbon is now but thirty-two, and Madame, the king's mother, cannot be more than forty at most, which is not too disproportioned an age for so great a lady, handsome, rich, and so highly qualified.
Or maybe Bourbon is posing as Akai to try and trick Rena into confessing that she’s actually a CIA agent?
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