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  • n. Plural form of bourn.


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  • Only the other weel a Tory spokesperson was in the western mail confirming that bourns comments were his personal ones and not that of the party.

    Law Making Assembly on its way.

  • The bourns that mark the boundaries of the fields bear the names of families, not of individuals.

    The Soul of the Far East

  • Casino on sundry occasions, and sagaciously preferring places within the range of her experience to bourns neither cognate nor conjecturable, she moved gravely up towards the gate on which the Italian sat; and, after eying him a moment, -- as much as to say, "I wish you would get off," -- came to a deadlock.

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  • Hundreds of families including new bourns, aged and ailing are bound to spend their time and seek for the help under the open sky without food and shelter. - Photown News

  • Additional company and product information is available at the company's website at www.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper


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