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- n. An organization of autonomous organisms that exhibit collectivism: individual "units" that have merged to yield a unified construct and may have a collective consciousness.
- n. Some forms of government.
The word and concept are derived from The Borg, a race of cyborgs in the fictional Star Trek universe with a hive mind that operates as one. (Wiktionary)