Bora Bora

[ bawr-uh-bawr-uh; bohr-uh-bohr-uh ]

  1. an island in the Society Islands, in the S Pacific, NW of Tahiti. 15 sq. mi. (39 sq. km).

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How to use Bora Bora in a sentence

  • Clearly someone in the political office needs a vacation, perhaps an embassy post in Bora-Bora.

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  • By contrast, not too long ago, a gentleman checked into an exclusive Bora Bora resort with his mistress.

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  • Under the rising moon we came in through the perilous passage of the reef of Bora Bora and dropped anchor off Vaitapé village.

  • Such fishing parties take place about once a month at Bora Bora, and it is a custom that has descended from old time.

  • Well, it was the stone-fishing that had brought us to Bora Bora, and it was our luck to draw the one chance in five.

British Dictionary definitions for Bora Bora

Bora Bora

/ (ˈbɔːrə ˈbɔːrə) /

  1. an island in the S Pacific, in French Polynesia, in the Society Islands: one of the Leeward Islands. Area: 39 sq km (15 sq miles)

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