- James A(hern) [uh-hurn] /əˈhɜrn/, 1839–1901, U.S. actor and playwright.
- a city in W Germany, in the Ruhr region.
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Examples from the Web for herne
You have been made happy doubtless with us by the news from Herne Hill.Hortus Inclusus
I had, however, recognised her voice; it was that of my old acquaintance, Mrs. Herne.
And I am glad to see you, Mr. Petulengro; but this is sad news which you tell me about Mrs. Herne.
A bight or corner, as Herne Bay, so called from lying in an angle.The Sailor's Word-Book
William Henry Smyth
So the gypsies departed: Mrs. Herne to Yorkshire, and the rest to London.
- an industrial city in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia, in the Ruhr on the Rhine-Herne Canal. Pop: 172 870 (2003 est)
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