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(Swedish buˈroːs)
(Placename) a city in SW Sweden, chiefly producing textiles. Pop: 98 831 (2004 est)
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a city in S Sweden, near Göteborg. 102,129.
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Otoo, he told me his name was (pronounced o-to-o ); also, he told me that he was a native of Bora Bora, the most westerly of the Society Group.
I remained ashore to recuperate; and he went on in a cutter to his own island, Bora Bora.
All the people on Bora Bora were Christians; but he was a heathen, the only unbeliever on the island, a gross materialist, who believed that when he died he was dead.
"My people in Bora Bora do not like heathen--they are all Christians; and I do not like Bora Bora Christians," he said one day, when I, with the idea of getting him to spend some of the money that was rightfully his, had been trying to persuade him to make a visit to his own island in one of our schooners--a special voyage which I had hoped to make a record breaker in the matter of prodigal expense.
If Jehovah be from His high place watching every sparrow fall, not least in His kingdom shall be Otoo, the one heathen of Bora Bora.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 27, 2017-Castellum Acquires 14 Boras Properties in Exchange Transaction
Veolia Environnement (Paris:VIE) announced on Monday that Veolia Water Technologies, through its subsidiaries VA-Ingenjorerna and Kruger, has won a SEK400m contract to design and build a new and ambitious wastewater treatment plant in Boras, Sweden.
A jeep tour of Bora Boras main island will give you a perspective that you won't get from below.
They play in a town called Boras. So let's move on.
Agent Scott Boras, known for his tough negotiating tactics and for landing large and long-term contracts for baseball players, has been courting New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes.