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.

⇒ 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.


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