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Borg

[bawrg] /bɔrg/
noun
1.
Björn
[byawrn] /byɔrn/ (Show IPA),
born 1956, Swedish tennis player.
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  • French historian and philosopher; born at Borg and died in Paris.

    Immortal Memories Clement Shorter
  • This striking state of the case was first pointed out by Borg.

    The Sea Jules Michelet
  • But all this does not forbid us to return to the question which was first put by Borg.

    The Sea Jules Michelet
  • Borg stood beside him, apparently determined not to let him go.

    The Red Room August Strindberg
  • Falk kept close behind Borg and tried to keep Selln at his back.

    The Red Room August Strindberg
  • The other one is my old friend, Dr. Borg, who treated the little one.

    The Red Room August Strindberg
  • Levi and Borg had to hold him, otherwise he would have risen and made a speech.

    The Red Room August Strindberg
  • The man who had helped Borg off with his overcoat was introduced as Mr. Levi.

    The Red Room August Strindberg
  • "It's a great pity that a genius like Borg should drink so much," replied Levi.

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British Dictionary definitions for Borg

Borg

/bɔːɡ; Swedish bɔrj/
noun
1.
Björn (bjœrn). born 1956, Swedish tennis player: Wimbledon champion 1976–80; French Open champion 1974–75, 1978–81
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Word Origin and History for Borg

borg

n.

fictional hostile alien hive-race in the "Star Trek" series, noted for "assimilating" defeated rivals, first introduced in "The Next Generation" TV series (debut fall 1987). Their catchphrase is "resistance is futile."

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