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bur•gess



Pronunciation: (bûr'jis), [key]
n.
1. Amer. Hist.a representative in the popular branch of the colonial legislature of Virginia or Maryland.
2. (formerly) a representative of a borough in the British Parliament.
3. Rare.an inhabitant of an English borough.

Bur•gess



Pronunciation: (bûr'jis), [key]
n.
1. (Frank) Ge•lett Pronunciation: (ju-let'), [key] 1866–1951, U.S. illustrator and humorist.
2. Thornton Waldo, 1874–1965, U.S. author, esp. of children's books.
3. a male given name.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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