Bourbon

Bourbon

Bourbon may refer to:

People

*Juan Carlos I of Spain, the current King ("Juan Carlos Alfonso Víctor María de Borbón")
*Fortunato Borbon, former Governor of Batangas province in the Philippines
*Pedro Borbón, a former Major League Baseball pitcher
*Pedro Borbón, Jr., son of Pedro Borbón, also a former Major League Baseball pitcher

Places

In North America

*Bourbon, Indiana, United States
*Bourbon County, Kansas
*Bourbon County, Kentucky
*Bourbon, Missouri
*Bourbon Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana
*Fort Bourbon, a fort on the northern shore of the Saskatchewan River, in Canada

In France

*Bourbon-l'Archambault, Allier département, France
*Bourbon-Lancy, Saône-et-Loire département, France
*Bourbonne-les-Bains, Haute-Marne département, France
*Bourbonnais, an area derived from the former dukedom of Bourbon, France
*Palais Bourbon, a palace in Paris
*Réunion island, known as Île Bourbon from 1642 until the French Revolution

Other

*Borbon, Cebu, a municipality in the Philippines
*Pebble Island, Falklands, known as "Isla Borbón" in Spanish
*Bhurban, a small town in Punjab, Pakistan

In politics and history

*House of Bourbon, a royal house of French and Spanish nobility
*Constable de Bourbon, a First Officer of the Crown of France
*Duke of Bourbon, a title in the peerage of France
*Bourbon Reforms, a series of measures taken by the Spanish Crown in the 18th century
*Bourbon Restoration, the return to the French throne of the Bourbon Dynasty
*Bourbon Family Compact, a series of 18th century alliances between France, Spain and the Two Sicilies
*Bourbon Democrat, a term used in the United States from 1876 to 1904 to refer to a conservative or classical liberal member of the Democratic Party

Food and drink

*Brasseries de Bourbon, a brewery
*Bourbon ball, a chocolate confection
*Bourbon biscuit, a chocolate sandwich biscuit
*Bourbon chicken, a recipe for chicken made with bourbon whiskey
*Bourbon coffee, a variety of Arabica coffee originating on Bourbon island (Réunion)
*Bourbon vanilla, a type of vanilla from various Indian Ocean islands
*Bourbon whiskey, a distilled spirit
*Bourbon Red, a breed of domestic turkey

Other

*Air Bourbon, a defunct airline
*Bourbon Crested Starling, an extinct bird from the family of Sturnidae
*USS Bourbon, a frigate in the Continental Navy named for the House of Bourbon
*"Moon Over Bourbon Street", a 1986 song by Sting
*Bourbon Street Beat, an American television show from 1959 to 1960


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  • bourbon — type of American corn whiskey, 1846, from Bourbon County, Kentucky, where it first was made, supposedly in 1789. Bourbon County was organized 1785, one of the nine established by the Virginia legislature before Kentucky became a state. The name… …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Bourbon — Bour bon, n. [From the castle and seigniory of Bourbon in central France.] [1913 Webster] 1. A member of a family which has occupied several European thrones, and whose descendants still claim the throne of France. [1913 Webster] 2. A politician… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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