Boris

[bawr-is, bohr-, bor-; Russian buh-ryees]
noun
a male given name.
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Boris III

noun
1894–1943, king of Bulgaria 1918–43.
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Boris
Slavic male proper name, lit. "fight," from Slavic root *bor- "to fight, overcome" (see bore).
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Example sentences for boris
Prince boris is the hereditary deputy grand master of the dynastic orders.
Rumors linking boris to the crime are circulated by his enemies.
Modern historians, however, tend to acquit boris of the crime.
King boris was reduced to the status of a puppet king as a result of the coup.
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