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Borg

[bawrg]
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noun
  1. Björn [byawrn] /byɔrn/, born 1956, Swedish tennis player.
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  • French historian and philosopher; born at Borg and died in Paris.

    Immortal Memories

    Clement Shorter

  • This striking state of the case was first pointed out by Borg.

    The Sea

    Jules Michelet

  • But all this does not forbid us to return to the question which was first put by Borg.

    The Sea

    Jules Michelet

  • Borg stood beside him, apparently determined not to let him go.

    The Red Room

    August Strindberg

  • Falk kept close behind Borg and tried to keep Selln at his back.

    The Red Room

    August Strindberg


British Dictionary definitions for borg

Borg

noun
  1. Björn (bjœrn). born 1956, Swedish tennis player: Wimbledon champion 1976–80; French Open champion 1974–75, 1978–81
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Word Origin and History for borg

n.

fictional hostile alien hive-race in the "Star Trek" series, noted for "assimilating" defeated rivals, first introduced in "The Next Generation" TV series (debut fall 1987). Their catchphrase is "resistance is futile."

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