\\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
: a stream that flows only or chiefly in winter

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  • Winterbourne — may refer to:*Winterbourne (stream), an English term for a stream or river that is dry through the summer monthsPlaces England*Winterbourne, Berkshire *Winterbourne, Kent *Winterbourne, South Gloucestershire *Winterbourne Abbas, in… …   Wikipedia

  • winterbourne — [win′tərbôrn΄, win′tərboorn΄] n. [OE winter burna: see BURN2] a stream that flows only or principally in winter because of the rise of the water table …   English World dictionary

  • Winterbourne — Recorded in various spellings including Winterborn, Winterborne, Winterbourne, Winterburn, and others, this is an English surname. It is locational from any or all of the numerous Winterborne s found in the counties of Berkshire, Dorset,… …   Surnames reference

  • Winterbourne — 1 Original name in latin Winterbourne Name in other language Winterbourn, Winterbourne State code GB Continent/City Europe/London longitude 51.44609 latitude 1.3466 altitude 97 Population 2168 Date 2011 07 31 2 Original name in latin Winterbourne …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • winterbourne — /win teuhr bawrn , bohrn , boorn /, n. a channel filled only at a time of excessive rainfall. [bef. 950; OE winterburna (not recorded in ME). See WINTER, BURN2] * * * …   Universalium

  • winterbourne — noun A stream that only flow in winter (or after wet weather) …   Wiktionary

  • Winterbourne — noun Any of several villages in Britain …   Wiktionary

  • Winterbourne Junior Boys' School — is a junior school for boys aged between 7 and 11 years. The school is located on Winterbourne Road in Thornton Heath. The Local Education Authority for the school is the London Borough of Croydon. The school caters for pupils from Year 3 to Year …   Wikipedia

  • Winterbourne, Ontario — Winterbourne is a small community in Woolwich Township, Ontario. It is located just northeast of the city of Waterloo.GeographyCox Creek flows through the village. The village is close to the Grand River.TransportationThe community s main street… …   Wikipedia

  • Winterbourne Bassett — is a village and civil parish in the English county of Wiltshire.Local governmentAlthough a civil parish Winterbourne Bassett does not have a parish council in its own right, it shares one with Broad Hinton see Broad Hinton and Winterbourne… …   Wikipedia

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