bourn
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /bɔːn/
  • (America) IPA: /bɔɹn/, /bʊɹn/
  • (rhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /bo(ː)ɹn/
  • (nonrhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /boən/
Noun

bourn (plural bourns)

  1. A small stream or brook.
    • My little boat can safely pass this perilous bourn.
Related terms Noun

bourn (plural bourns)

  1. Destination.
  2. Limit.

Bourn
Proper noun
  1. Surname
  2. A village in South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire (OS grid ref TL3256).



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