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Meaning of OUR

Pronunciation:  awr

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Our\, possessive pron. [AS. ?re our, of us; akin to ?s us,
    to us, and to G. unser our, of us, Goth. unsara. [root]186
    See {Us}.]
    Of or pertaining to us; belonging to us; as, our country; our
    rights; our troops; our endeavors. See {I}.
    
          The Lord is our defense.                 --Ps. lxxxix.
                                                   18.
    
    Note: When the noun is not expressed, ours is used in the
          same way as hers for her, yours for your, etc.; as,
          whose house is that? It is ours.
    
                Our wills are ours, we known not how. --Tennyson.
    
    
  2. \-our\ [OF. -our.]
    See {-or}.
    
    
 

 

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