from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of west-central Germany in the Ruhr district east-northeast of Essen. It is an industrial center in a mining area. Population: 170,000.
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- proper n. Herne the Hunter, an English mythological figure.
- proper n. A city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A corner.
Heron is the French form of the bird-name which was in English Herne --
There was a chance that Graham, my sister’s ex -, snapped a shot of Linda when she visited me down in Herne Bay when I was living there.
I remember offering a prayer to him who I later came to call Herne, and then I heard a burst of laughter from the other girls, and he was gone.
The horned god appears in Ireland under the Roman-Celtic name of Cernunnos, also called Herne.
That voice recalled Herne, renewed his failing faculties, galvanized him into life.
English folklore (such as Herne the Hunter and Adam Bell).
By the time I reached Herne Hill - the incline, not the place - terraced dwellings were standing handsomely back off the road and I could tell that I was entering one of those parts of town - the place, not the incline - that estate agents claim has a "village atmosphere."
I don't believe I'd ever actually entered Herne Hill before, although I knew about its Half Moon theatre.
Four years later, they opened this small, but impressively stocked, branch in Herne Hill.
Those looking for instant internet gratification could move to Herne Hill or Morden in London, Kidderminster in Worcestershire or North Shields, which all feature among the 10 fastest locations in the UK.