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BOURNE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bourne mean? 

BOURNE (noun)
  The noun BOURNE has 2 senses:

1. an archaic term for a boundary
2. an archaic term for a goal or destination

  Familiarity information: BOURNE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BOURNE (noun)


Sense 1bourne [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An archaic term for a boundary

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

bourn; bourne

Hypernyms ("bourne" is a kind of...):

bound; boundary; bounds (the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something)


Sense 2bourne [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An archaic term for a goal or destination

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

bourn; bourne

Hypernyms ("bourne" is a kind of...):

end; goal (the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it)


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