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Herne

[hurn] /hɜrn/
noun
1.
James A(hern)
[uh-hurn] /əˈhɜrn/ (Show IPA),
1839–1901, U.S. actor and playwright.
2.
a city in W Germany, in the Ruhr region.
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  • You have been made happy doubtless with us by the news from Herne Hill.

    Hortus Inclusus John Ruskin
  • I had, however, recognised her voice; it was that of my old acquaintance, Mrs. Herne.

    Lavengro George Borrow
  • And I am glad to see you, Mr. Petulengro; but this is sad news which you tell me about Mrs. Herne.

    Lavengro George Borrow
  • 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.

    Lavengro George Borrow
  • Mr. Herne is a man of large experience, having been on the stage for thirty years.

    The Arena Various
  • Mr. and Mrs. Herne have lived for twelve years in Ashmont, a suburb of Boston.

    The Arena Various
  • Mr. Herne is very domestic and lives a very simple and quiet life.

    The Arena Various
  • "That he has dealings with the fiend—with Herne the Hunter," replied Mark.

    Windsor Castle William Harrison Ainsworth
  • "You will learn whether I have or not, in due time," replied Herne.

    Windsor Castle William Harrison Ainsworth
British Dictionary definitions for Herne

Herne

/German ˈhɛrnə/
noun
1.
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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