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bogan

[boh-guh n]
noun Northern Maine and Canadian (chiefly Maritimes and Northern New Brunswick ).
  1. a backwater, usually narrow and tranquil.
  2. any narrow stretch of water.
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Origin of bogan

1895–1900; apparently shortening of pokelogan, perhaps conflated with bog1; cf. logan

Bogan

[boh-gan, boh-guh n]
noun
  1. Louise,1897–1970, U.S. poet.
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bogan

1
noun
  1. Canadian (esp in the Maritime Provinces) a sluggish side streamAlso called: logan, pokelogan
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Word Origin for bogan

of Algonquian origin

bogan

2
noun Australian informal
  1. a fool
  2. a hooligan
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Word Origin for bogan

C20: of unknown origin
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