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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bourne /ˈborn, ˈbɔrn, ˈbʊrn/
 小河;目的;目標;境界

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bourn, Bourne  n.  A stream or rivulet; a burn.
    My little boat can safely pass this perilous bourn.   --Spenser.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bourn, Bourne  n.  A bound; a boundary; a limit. Hence: Point aimed at; goal.
    Where the land slopes to its watery bourn.   --Cowper.
 The undiscovered country, from whose bourn
 No traveler returns.   --Shak.
    Sole bourn, sole wish, sole object of my song.   --Wordsworth.
    To make the doctrine . . . their intellectual bourne.   --Tyndall.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 bourne
      n 1: an archaic term for a boundary [syn: bourn]
      2: an archaic term for a goal or destination [syn: bourn]