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[boo r-nuh n-vil; French boor-nawn-veel]
  1. Au·guste [French oh-gyst] /French oʊˈgüst/, 1805–79, Danish ballet dancer and choreographer.
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Historical Examples of bournonville

  • Bournonville, the imperial commander who now replaced Montecucculi, lay in the Cologne and Trier electorates.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8


  • Bournonville obtained a free passage, and Turenne was too late to oppose him.

  • What Bournonville would say, if he could look down upon us from his place in Heaven, I do not know.

    My Little Boy

    Carl Ewald

  • Bournonville's persuasion obtained for the Copenhageners the greatest enjoyment which they ever had.

    The True Story of My Life

    Hans Christian Andersen