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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bourse  \Bourse\,  n.  [F.  bourse  purse,  exchange,  LL  bursa,  fr 
  Gr.?  skin,  hide,  of  which  a  purse  was  usually  made  Cf 
  {Purse},  {Burse}.] 
  An  exchange,  or  place  where  merchants,  bankers,  etc.,  meet 
  for  business  at  certain  hours;  esp.,  the  Stock  Exchange  of 
  Paris. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Bourse 
  n  :  the  stock  exchange  in  Paris  [syn:  {Bourse}] 




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