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bogan

[boh-guh n] /ˈboʊ gən/
noun, Northern Maine and Canadian (chiefly Maritimes and Northern New Brunswick) .
1.
a backwater, usually narrow and tranquil.
2.
any narrow stretch of water.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; apparently shortening of pokelogan, perhaps conflated with bog1; cf. logan

Bogan

[boh-gan, boh-guh n] /boʊˈgæn, ˈboʊ gən/
noun
1.
Louise, 1897–1970, U.S. poet.
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British Dictionary definitions for bogan

bogan1

/ˈbəʊɡən/
noun
1.
(Canadian) (esp in the Maritime Provinces) a sluggish side stream Also called logan, pokelogan
Word Origin
of Algonquian origin

bogan2

/ˈbəʊɡən/
noun (Austral, informal)
1.
a fool
2.
a hooligan
Word Origin
C20: of unknown origin
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