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Herne

[hurn]
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noun
  1. James A(hern) [uh-hurn] /əˈhɜrn/, 1839–1901, U.S. actor and playwright.
  2. a city in W Germany, in the Ruhr region.
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Examples from the Web for herne

Historical Examples

  • You have been made happy doubtless with us by the news from Herne Hill.

    Hortus Inclusus

    John Ruskin

  • I had, however, recognised her voice; it was that of my old acquaintance, Mrs. Herne.

    Lavengro

    George Borrow

  • And I am glad to see you, Mr. Petulengro; but this is sad news which you tell me about Mrs. Herne.

    Lavengro

    George Borrow

  • A bight or corner, as Herne Bay, so called from lying in an angle.

    The Sailor's Word-Book

    William Henry Smyth

  • So the gypsies departed: Mrs. Herne to Yorkshire, and the rest to London.

    Lavengro

    George Borrow


British Dictionary definitions for herne

Herne

noun
  1. an industrial city in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia, in the Ruhr on the Rhine-Herne Canal. Pop: 172 870 (2003 est)
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