What does bourbon mean?

Definitions for bourbon
ˈbʊər bən, bʊərˈbɔ̃ for 1-3 ; ˈbɜr bən for 4 or, occasionally, for 3bour·bon

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bourbon(noun)

    a reactionary politician in the United States (usually from the South)

  2. bourbon(noun)

    whiskey distilled from a mash of corn and malt and rye and aged in charred oak barrels

  3. Bourbon(noun)

    a member of the European royal family that ruled France

  4. Bourbon, Bourbon dynasty(noun)

    a European royal line that ruled in France (from 1589-1793) and Spain and Naples and Sicily


  1. bourbon(Noun)

    A whiskey distilled from a mixture of grains in which more than half is maize, aged in oak barrels. Made chiefly in the United States.

    Etymology: Bourbon, a county in US State of Kentucky.

  2. bourbon(Noun)

    A serving of bourbon

    Etymology: Bourbon, a county in US State of Kentucky.

  3. bourbon(Noun)

    A Bourbon biscuit

    Etymology: Bourbon, a county in US State of Kentucky.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bourbon(noun)

    a member of a family which has occupied several European thrones, and whose descendants still claim the throne of France

  2. Bourbon(noun)

    a politician who is behind the age; a ruler or politician who neither forgets nor learns anything; an obstinate conservative


  1. Bourbon

    Bourbon is a city in Crawford County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,632 at the 2010 census.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Bourbon

    a family of French origin, hailing from Bourbonnais, members of which occupied for generations the thrones of France, Naples, and Spain, and who severally ruled their territories under a more or less overweening sense of their rights as born to reign. Two branches, both of which trace back to Henry IV., held sway in France, one beginning with Louis XIV., eldest son of Louis XIII., and the other, called the Orleans, with Philip of Orleans, second son of Louis XIII., the former ending with Charles X. and his family, and the latter ending with Louis Philippe and his line. The branches of the family ruling in Spain and Naples began with Philip VI., grandson of Louis XIV., the former branch still (1899) in power, the latter ending with Francis II. in 1860.

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How to say bourbon in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bourbon in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bourbon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of bourbon in a Sentence

  1. Suzanne Perry:

    A woman called and I spoke to her husband, he's a veteran. He appreciates bourbon and he wanted to add it in his collection and they decided that they would purchase it. We were very happy about that.

  2. Michael Veach:

    Brandy is the original craft distilling in America. The first brandy was made eight years before the first rye whiskey and well before bourbon.

  3. Pat Melton:

    Curtsinger was involved in numerous thefts of Pappy Van Winkle, as well as Eagle Rare bourbon, both in bottles and barrels.

  4. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    A man can take a little bourbon without getting drunk, but if you hold his mouth open and pour in a quart, he's going to get sick on it.

  5. Father Sichko:

    He knew I was from Kentucky, so when I handed it to him, he immediately said 'bourbon' and I said yes, and then he said, 'very good bourbon.’.

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