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Buré

Buré is a commune in the Orne department in northwestern France.

Bure (disputed zone)

Bure is a small disputed area on the border between Eritrea and Ethiopia, about 50 miles west of Asseb with a latitude and a longitude of . Eritrea considers Bure to be a part of its Southern Red Sea Zone, while Ethiopia considers Bure part of Administrative Zone 1 of its Afar Region. This area lies across the important Awash-Asseb highway, which in the past has been an important trucking route.

Bure fell under Eritrean control after several weeks of fighting in May–June 1998. Eritrea said that Ethiopia had started an offensive at Bure by dropping bombs on the front-lines on 14 February 1999. The fighting in the area continued through the Eritrean-Ethiopian War, with each side claiming it had inflicted heavy casualties on the other, until they agreed to a cease-fire.

The Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission determined in 2002 that the Bure lay on the Ethiopian side of the border. Relations between Eritrea and Ethiopia soured in November 2005, when 20 Ethiopian soldiers occupied a portion of this area for several days. After peace-keeping troops from United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea intervened, the Ethiopian troops withdrew.

Bure (Fiji)

Bure is the Fijian word for a wood-and-straw hut, sometimes similar to a cabin.

In its original sense, a bure is a structure built of anything that comes to hand. The components of a bure are either stacked together, tied together by rope, or a combination of both methods.

Traditionally, ethnic Fijians lived in two types of houses; a vale was the family house, while men's houses (where circumcised males of the clan met, ate, and slept) were known as bures. Both of these buildings were dark and smoky inside, with no windows and usually only one low door. Vales had hearth pits where the women cooked, and the packed earth floor was covered with grass or fern leaves and then carpeted with pandanus leaf or coarse coconut leaf. History says that the Bure were been founded by Human Bodies and Sculptures. Tradition lived on that a particular clan from a village were destined for this ritual. mats.

Bure (torrent)

The Bure is a torrent in Italy, tributary of the river Ombrone Pistoiese, which is a tributary of the Arno. Born in the hills just north of the town of Pistoia (the hill of Acquifredola), and is the result of two small streams: the Bure of Baggio e the Bure of Santomoro. The torrent is not navigable.

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Bure (surname)

Bure is a Swedish surname that may refer to

  • A personal name preservad in Burestenen, a Swedish runestone
  • A Swedish family name, see Bure kinship
    • Johannes Bureus or Johan Bure, a Swedish 17th century polymath
  • Candace Cameron Bure (born 1976), American actress, producer, author and talk show panelist
  • Pavel Bure (born 1971), Russian hockey player
  • Valeri Bure (born 1974), Russian hockey player, brother of Pavel
  • Vladimir Bure (born 1950), Soviet swimmer, father of Pavel and Valeri Bure

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bure

n. A traditional Fijian cottage with a steep thatched roof and wide windows.

Usage examples of "bure".

As he helped Isabel from the boat onto the small jetty, he glanced up at where the bure was set, on the lushly covered hillside on a natural terrace overlooking the water.

Suddenly, his chair scraped back and he was up and carrying her, not over to the bure and the bed, as she was desperately hoping, but down the path which led to the beach.

Rafe was out on the terrace, admiring the view in the dusk light and thinking that this place really was a fantasy come true when Isabel emerged from the bure, looking like something out of the Arabian Nights.

The sun was shining in through the open doorway of the bure, indicating Rafe was already up, probably having his early-morning swim.

They are not even distantly inspired by any individual known or unknown to the author, and all the incidents are bure invention.

He wondered if they would have one of the special bures overlooking their own private beach.

So was Bures, and now Currald, apparently unconscious, vomited copiously, gagging on it.

I had to ask Mrs Quayle to stop a few miles north of Bures and was sick on the verge.

Those creatures of the depths who had been closest to the buring WPs were lying stricken on the floor, among these Amon himself.

He went back to Latchetts and without going to the house went to the stables and took out one of the horses that had not been at Bures.

He wondered if they would have one of the special bures overlooking their own private beach.

So was Bures, and now Currald, apparently unconscious, vomited copiously, gagging on it.

I had to ask Mrs Quayle to stop a few miles north of Bures and was sick on the verge.

They drank very good madeira and talked about the Bures Agricultural Show.

It was important, if he was going to be jumped at Bures, that nothing should be done to damage his self-confidence.