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n.1.See Burnoose.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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He stretched forth his hand, and touched stone; he rose to his seat, and found himself lying on his bournous in a bed of dry heather, very soft and odoriferous.
A sheik, in flowing white bournous and gaudy head- gear, was with them.
Evangelos Bournous, mayor of the town of Rafina, said at least 60 people had perished.
Evangelos Bournous, the Rafina mayor, blamed the strong winds.
Evangelos Bournous, the mayor of the Rafina-Pikermi area, told reporters he had seen flames engulf more than 100 homes.
According to the mayor of Rafina-Pikermi, Evangelos Bournous, more than 1,500 homes were destroyed in the fires.