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The meaning of Bourbons


Bourbons – definition


A kind of american whisky distilled from maize and rye.

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He moved to the sideboard to pour himself a bourbon

A chocolate-flavoured biscuit with a chocolate-cream filling.

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The teen said he was given bread and water four times during his ordeal, adding that he was once gi…

A reactionary.

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Some historians say populism failed because southern bourbons were able to exploit racial fears and…

A rose of a variety which flowers over a long period and has a rich scent. it arose as a natural hybrid on the island of réunion (formerly île de bourbon) and was introduced into europe in the early 19th century.

Usage examples:

Given the study name ‘fairmount proserpine,’ the charmer is very likely an early bourbon rose, quit…
proper noun

The surname of a branch of the royal family of france. the bourbons ruled france from 1589, when henry iv succeeded to the throne, until the monarchy was overthrown in 1848, and reached the peak of their power under louis xiv in the late 17th century. members of this family have also been kings of spain (1700–1931 and since 1975).


A type of whiskey (= strong alcoholic drink)

Bourbons translation into English

Bourbons: translate from English into Chinese

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波旁威士忌, 波旁酒

Bourbons: translate from English into Dutch

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Bourbons, Bourbon, Soort whisky

Bourbons: translate from English into French

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Bourbons, Bourbon, Whisky

Bourbons: translate from English into German

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Bourbons, Bourbon, Whisky, Bourbone, Maiswhisky, Reaktionär

Bourbons: translate from English into Hindi

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बोर्बोन्स, बूरबॉन, बुरबोन

Bourbons: translate from English into Italian

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Bourbon, Whisky

Bourbons: translate from English into Korean

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버번, 부르봉 왕가, 버번 위스키, 완고한 보수주 의자, 부르봉 왕가의 사람

Bourbons: translate from English into Russian

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Бурбоны, Бурбон, Бисквит с шоколадной начинкой, Реакционер

Bourbons: translate from English into Spanish

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Borbones, Borbón, Whisky americano

Word origin

mid 19th century (in Bourbon2 (sense 2 of the noun)): from Bourbon1. Bourbon2 (sense 1 of the noun) dates from the 1930s.

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