Part of speech: noun

Finance. An exchange or money market, especially the Paris stock exchange.

Part of speech: noun

Anat. A sac- like structure.

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Usage examples "bourse":

  1. His whole idea of life was the office, which he arrived at by daybreak, and never left, except to visit the Bourse, till late at night. - "That Boy Of Norcott's", Charles James Lever.
  2. What the Bourse is in Paris, Wall Street in New York, and the Exchange in London- that is the " Corner" at Ballarat. - "A Boy's Voyage Round the World", The Son of Samuel Smiles.
  3. He was intimate with a number of men, more particularly with the roues of the Bourse, men who, since the revolution, have set up the principle that robbery done on a large scale is only a smirch to the reputation,- transferring thus to financial matters the loose principles of love in the eighteenth century. - "Juana", Honore de Balzac.