- a river in N Sweden, forming part of the Swedish-Finnish border, flowing SE to the Gulf of Bothnia. 354 miles (570 km) long.
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Historical Examples of torne
Wherfore after they had tossed it from one to another (by the meanes wherof it was torne) they did neglecte and caste it aside.
The towns are divided by a marshy channel, formerly the bed of the Torne, but the main stream is now east of the Russian town.
By this tale ye may se that one ought to take hede how he rebukyth an other lest it torne moste to his owne rebuke.Shakespeare Jest-Books;
Wherefore after they had tossed it from one to another (by the meanes whereof it was torne) they did neglect and cast it aside.
The hamlet is situated near the junction of the Torne river with the Muonio, and had a church.The Land of the Long Night
Paul du Chaillu