UK [bɜː(r)k] / US [bɜrk]

(out the) back o' BourkeAustralian

informal in the country, a long way from any towns

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  • Bourke — may refer to: * Bourke, New South Wales * Richard Bourke, Governor of New South Wales from 1831 1837 * Martin Bourke, Governor of Turks and Caicos Islands from 1993 to 1996 * Bourke engine * Bourke s Parrot * Bourke Street, Melbourne, a street in …   Wikipedia

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  • Bourke — [ bɜrk ] (out the) back o Bourke AUSTRALIAN INFORMAL in the country, a long way from any town or city …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Bourke — (spr. Burk), Jean Raimund Charles, Graf von B., geb. 1773 in Lorient, stammte aus einer englischen Familie, trat schon 1787 als Lieutenant in französische Dienste, nahm an der Expedition nach Cochinchina u. 1792 nach S. Domingo Theil, wurde 1794… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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  • Bourke — I. /bɜk/ (say berk) noun Sir Richard, 1777–1855, Irish born British army officer and administrator; governor of NSW 1831–37. Richard Bourke sought administrative appointments after retiring from the army. As governor of NSW he introduced a number …   Australian English dictionary

  • Bourke — ▪ New South Wales, Australia       town, north central New South Wales, Australia, on the Darling River. It originated from a stockade built in 1835 by Sir Thomas Mitchell as a defense against Aborigines and was named after Governor Sir Richard… …   Universalium

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  • Bourke — This ancient and aristocratic English and Norman Irish surname was first held by Burhred, the king of West Mercia, England, 852 874, and several centuries later by the original earls of Ulster and Clanricarde in Ireland. The surname is recorded… …   Surnames reference

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