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[bey-ahrn] /beɪˈɑrn/
a historic region and province in SW France, in the Pyrenees. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He is accompanied by his two cousins, Henry of bearn and Cond.

  • But in our country of bearn we all worship our mothers—with us it is a cult.

    The White Plumes of Navarre Samuel Rutherford Crockett
  • "Harry of bearn will always wake to win a battle or a lady's favour," said D'Epernon.

    The White Plumes of Navarre Samuel Rutherford Crockett
  • This was a proposal that Henry of bearn should marry the king's sister, Margaret.

    For The Admiral W.J. Marx
  • He is solice mannes bearn, and ne manna bearn, and nis nn oer anes mannes bearn buton Crist na.

  • I owe my life to one of your gentlemen; but for his bravery and skill with the sword Henry of bearn would be food for the worms.

    For The Admiral W.J. Marx
  • Madame de bearn told the chevalier de Coigny, that she had been with me to ask my influence with the chancellor.

    Memoirs of the Comtesse du Barry Etienne Leon Lamothe-Langon
  • So called derisively, because he was born and brought up in the poor province of bearn, in the Pyrenees.

    Paris and its Story Thomas Okey
  • He was therefore anxious to avoid a battle until joined by Montgomery, with the six thousand troops he had with him at bearn.

  • Hw mg beon rihtlice gecged mannes bearn, buton Criste anum, onne lc man is twegra manna bearn, buton him anum?

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