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

 

bourse

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//bʊəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bʊrs//
 
(from French)
 
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a stock exchange, especially the one in Paris Word Origin mid 16th cent. (as burse, the usual form until the mid 19th cent.): from French, literally ‘purse’, via medieval Latin from Greek bursa ‘leather’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bourse