Definition of bourbon noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈbɜːbən//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɜːrbən//
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  1. 1[uncountable, countable] a type of American whisky made with corn (maize ) and rye
  2. 2[countable] a glass of bourbon
  3. Word Originmid 19th cent.: named after Bourbon County, Kentucky, where it was first made.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bourbon