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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bourbon  \Bour"bon\,  n.  [From  the  castle  and  seigniory  of  Bourbon 
  in  central  France.] 
  1.  A  member  of  a  family  which  has  occupied  several  European 
  thrones,  and  whose  descendants  still  claim  the  throne  of 
  France. 
 
  2.  A  politician  who  is  behind  the  age;  a  ruler  or  politician 
  who  neither  forgets  nor  learns  anything  an  obstinate 
  conservative. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Bourbon 
  n  1:  a  reactionary  politician  in  the  United  States  (usually  from 
  the  South)  [syn:  {Bourbon}] 
  2:  distilled  from  a  mash  of  corn  and  malt  and  rye  and  aged  in 
  charred  oak  barrels 
  3:  a  member  of  the  European  royal  family  that  ruled  France 
  [syn:  {Bourbon}] 
  4:  a  European  royal  line  that  ruled  in  France  and  Spain  and 
  Naples  and  Sicily  [syn:  {Bourbon}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Bourbon,  IN  (town,  FIPS  6760) 
  Location:  41.29777  N,  86.11692  W 
  Population  (1990):  1672  (681  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.4  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  46504 
  Bourbon,  MO  (city,  FIPS  7534) 
  Location:  38.15159  N,  91.24724  W 
  Population  (1990):  1188  (524  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  65441 




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