American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- pro. Used to indicate the one or ones belonging to us: The original of the painting is ours. Their children are grown, but ours are still young.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See our.
GNU Webster's 1913
- See Note under our.
- our + -'s (Wiktionary)
- Middle English oures, from oure, our, from Old English ūre. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The Society of the Internationale honeycombs Europe -- your police archives show you that -- and I tell you that, of the two hundred thousand soldiers of the national guard in Paris to-day, ninety per cent. are ours -- _ours_, soul and body.”
“Perhaps the most profound difference between how E.B. White started his day and how we begin ours is that when we wake up, we hop on our mobile device or computer and we are instantly connected.”
“There is no longer anything which is ours; what I call ours is conventional.”
“Our bed, she adds, that inner retreat in which Thou dwellest in me, and which I call ours, that Thou mayst thereby be induced to come and give me there the nuptial kiss which I first asked of Thee, and which is my final end — our bed is ready, and adorned with the flowers of a thousand virtues.”
“How many men have lived in the houses which we call ours, sat on our seats, walked over our lands, carried in their purses the money that is in ours!”
“One would think that those who worship at the altar of nuance could grasp the reality that a major shift in economic ideology in a modern and extremely complex economy/government such as ours is not going to look like a neat and trim text bookmodel.”
“Wake up bloggers anything can happen when a country such as ours is in such turmoil - just read the disrespect in your own words.”
“A nightmare that haunts presidents of clubs such as ours is the possibility that the guest speaker will fail to turn up.”
“A small economy, such as ours, is particularly subject to the developments and fortunes in the other countries with which it trades.”
“We are particularly concerned about it right now as the pace of living in cities such as ours is placing a new and intense strain on its people unknown to human beings before.”
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