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[boo r-zhey; French boor-zhe] /bʊərˈʒeɪ; French burˈʒɛ/
[pawl] /pɔl/ (Show IPA),
1852–1935, French novelist and critic.

Le Bourget

[luh boo r-zhey; French luh boor-zhe] /lə bʊərˈʒeɪ; French lə burˈʒɛ/
a suburb of Paris: former airport, landing site for Charles A. Lindbergh, May 1927. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • "That's Aubervilliers; they are fighting at Bourget," said the good old man, who knew all the forts.

  • They are convinced that Bourget has sounded the depths of feminine psychology.

  • On the 26th of September the cornerstones were blessed by Bishop Bourget.

    Montreal 1535-1914, Volume II (of 2) William Henry Atherton
  • Bourget is, indeed, the past-master of "psychological" fiction.

    Cosmopolis, Complete Paul Bourget
  • He, it appears, is to be the scapegoat of the Bourget affair.

  • Bourget, Maupassant and Loti are found in all the stations, offered with the roast.

    The Book of Masks Remy de Gourmont
  • Even Bourget's spell was lessened in this city of darkness and strange inexplicable perturbations.

    December Love Robert Hichens
  • It was a duel with revolvers, as Bourget might have described it.

    December Love Robert Hichens
  • Bordeau, another ruined memory of medivalism, also overlooks the Lac du Bourget from near-by.

  • He found her in an arm-chair—she had just vacated a large sofa—with Bourget's "Le Disciple" in her hand.

    December Love Robert Hichens

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