Noun(1) an archaic term for a boundary(2) an archaic term for a goal or destination
(1) It's quite hard to say, ‘The undiscover'd country from whose bourn no traveller returns’ when your mum has just died. ‘If it be not now yet it will come.(2) In the most important soliloquy in the play, Hamlet allegedly says: ‘But that the dread of something after death / The undiscovered country, from whose bourn / No traveller returns, troubles the will.’(3) One of the many good touches in this book is its linguistic bent, as in the explanation of tilth and bourn , farming terms carried as baggage to the American Utopia.(4) Northern Afghanistan was to these Assyrian kings the dumping ground for unconsidered numbers of slaves; a bourn from which no captive ever returned.(5) 'I-I-I don't get you, ' he says thickly, in a stuttered upper-pitch that probably succeeds in shaving a bourn e of phlegm off his wind-pipe.(6) Many more men were taken ‘to that bourne from whence no traveller [sic] returns.’(7) But it seems likely that all sorcery will vanish with the bourns .(8) The bourns are its arteries.(9) Travellers from distant bournes report that this is less of a problem in Fargo, North Dakota, but round here the sensibilities of Iranian hairdressers and Sri Lankan taxi drivers are gravely considered.(10) In works such as these, the paint-splattered canvases, which suggest the wilder bourns of Abstract Expressionism, are subjected to all manner of indignities.(11) These spaces of dispersion are marked with bourns which disappear amid the fields of scree as stones.
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