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Noun: bourbon  bor-bun or bur-bun
  1. Whiskey distilled from a mash of corn and malt and rye and aged in charred oak barrels
Noun: Bourbon  bûr-bun or bur-bun
  1. A reactionary politician in the United States (usually from the South)
     
  2. A member of the European royal family that ruled France
     
  3. A European royal line that ruled in France (from 1589-1793) and Spain and Naples and Sicily
    - Bourbon dynasty

Derived forms: bourbons, Bourbons

Type of: dynasty, extreme right-winger, reactionary, ruler, swayer, ultraconservative, whiskey [N. Amer, Ireland], whisky

Part of: julep, mint julep [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Bourbon, In