boreen

/ (ˈboːriːn) /

noun

Irish a country lane or narrow road

Nearby words

  1. boreas,
  2. borecole,
  3. bored,
  4. boredom,
  5. boree,
  6. borehole,
  7. borel,
  8. borel, félix édouard émile,
  9. borel-lebesgue theorem,
  10. borelli

Word Origin for boreen

C19: from Irish Gaelic bóithrín, diminutive of bóthar road

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