Burn (landform)

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A burn is a watercourse (in size from a large stream to a small river).wikipedia
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River

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A burn is a watercourse (in size from a large stream to a small river).
Many names for small rivers are specific to geographic location; examples are "run" in some parts of the United States, "burn" in Scotland and northeast England, and "beck" in northern England.

Braid Burn

Braid Burn
The Braid Burn is a burn or stream 14 km in length that flows through south and east Edinburgh.

Dighty Burn

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Dighty Burn
The Dighty Burn, also known as Dighty Water or Dichty Water, is a burn or stream 20 kilometres (12 mi) in length that flows through the north and east of Dundee, Scotland.

Burn of Elsick

Burn of Elsick
The Burn of Elsick is a coastal stream in Aberdeenshire, Scotland that discharges to the North Sea.

Bucks Burn

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Bucks Burn
The Bucks Burn is a stream in Aberdeen which flows into the River Don.

Bourne (stream)

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The cognate of burn in standard English is "bourn", "bourne", "borne", "born", which is retained in placenames like Bournemouth, King's Somborne, Holborn, Melbourne.
Cf. Burn (landform), in common use in Scotland and North East England especially, but also found (in placenames) elsewhere in England such as: Blackburn, Gisburn, Woburn, Kilburn, Tyburn, Winkburn, and so forth.

Whitburn, West Lothian

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Whitburn
Originally a small farming & weaving community centred around the burn that runs through, it was once a district of Linlithgow until 1973 and a parish of Livingston until 1730 when it established into its own as the population began to rise.

Watercourse

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A burn is a watercourse (in size from a large stream to a small river).

Stream

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A burn is a watercourse (in size from a large stream to a small river).

Scotland

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The term burn is used in Scotland and England (especially North East England) and in parts of Ulster, Australia and New Zealand.

England

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The term burn is used in Scotland and England (especially North East England) and in parts of Ulster, Australia and New Zealand.

North East England

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The term burn is used in Scotland and England (especially North East England) and in parts of Ulster, Australia and New Zealand.

Ulster

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The term burn is used in Scotland and England (especially North East England) and in parts of Ulster, Australia and New Zealand.

Australia

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The term burn is used in Scotland and England (especially North East England) and in parts of Ulster, Australia and New Zealand.

New Zealand

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The term burn is used in Scotland and England (especially North East England) and in parts of Ulster, Australia and New Zealand.

Cognate

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The cognate of burn in standard English is "bourn", "bourne", "borne", "born", which is retained in placenames like Bournemouth, King's Somborne, Holborn, Melbourne.

English language

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The cognate of burn in standard English is "bourn", "bourne", "borne", "born", which is retained in placenames like Bournemouth, King's Somborne, Holborn, Melbourne.

Bournemouth

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The cognate of burn in standard English is "bourn", "bourne", "borne", "born", which is retained in placenames like Bournemouth, King's Somborne, Holborn, Melbourne.

King's Somborne

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The cognate of burn in standard English is "bourn", "bourne", "borne", "born", which is retained in placenames like Bournemouth, King's Somborne, Holborn, Melbourne.

Holborn

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The cognate of burn in standard English is "bourn", "bourne", "borne", "born", which is retained in placenames like Bournemouth, King's Somborne, Holborn, Melbourne.

Melbourne, Derbyshire

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The cognate of burn in standard English is "bourn", "bourne", "borne", "born", which is retained in placenames like Bournemouth, King's Somborne, Holborn, Melbourne.

Paderborn

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Brunnen), meaning "well", "spring" or "source", which is retained in placenames like Paderborn in Germany.

Proto-Germanic language

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Both the English and German words derive from the same Proto-Germanic root.

Scottish Gaelic

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Scots Gaelic has the word bùrn, also cognate, but which means "fresh water"; the actual Gaelic for a "burn" is allt (sometimes anglicised as "ault" or "auld" in placenames.)

Fresh water

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Scots Gaelic has the word bùrn, also cognate, but which means "fresh water"; the actual Gaelic for a "burn" is allt (sometimes anglicised as "ault" or "auld" in placenames.)