Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Borden, Gail 1801-1874. American surveyor and inventor who developed condensed milk (1853) and other food products.
  • Borden, Lizzie Andrew 1860-1927. American woman accused and acquitted of the ax murder of her parents (1892).
  • Borden, Sir Robert Laird 1854-1937. Canadian prime minister (1911-1920) during World War I.

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Examples

  • "The ceremony is not a closing, but a transition of the organization to the next iteration of what we call 'Borden's Dream,' so named after the Army Doctor who had the vision to create the first Walter Reed General Hospital," Colonel Norvell Coots, Commander of the Walter Reed Health Care System, said in a statement.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Borden invited me to visit what he called the Borden Memorial Forest, 70 acres he owned up in Rist Canyon, northwest of Fort Collins.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Lizzie Borden is found not guilty of giving her stepmother and father 40 and 41 whacks, respectively, 1893. 33

    Innocence and Experience

  • But almost every film that ever haunted us or got into our sleep corresponds closely to what Borden is up to.

    GreenCine Daily: Shorts, 12/7.

  • And Borden is shown, he won't find the final secret either.

    REVIEW: The Prestige by Christopher Priest

  • Last summer I happened to mention to one of my Commanders in Borden that one thing that people overseas did was ten miles on their feet in two hours.

    Canada's Defence Force—Its Relationship to the World Conflict

  • I do not believe, for example, that the view which was expressed not long ago by Sir Frederick Borden is the view of the Canadian people when he said: "Canada has no need of protection by sea, because she depends upon the - Monroe Doctrine of the United States."

    Imperial Defence

  •   This‘niaiserie 'must be stopped, Borden thought, using the French word for folly, stupidity, and silliness.

    Borden, Dream on Lord of the Pies.

  • This ‘niaiserie 'must be stopped, Borden thought, using the French word for folly, stupidity, and silliness.

    Borden, Dream on Lord of the Pies.

  • Meadows as the pilot and Borden as the navigator of the aircraft, but U.S. Air Force records indicate that Borden is the pilot of the aircraft.)

    Meadows, Eugene T.

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