Definitions of Astor
  1. noun
    United States capitalist (born in Germany) who made a fortune in fur trading (1763-1848)
    synonyms: John Jacob Astor
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    a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)
  2. noun
    British politician (born in the United States) who was the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons (1879-1964)
    synonyms: Nancy Witcher Astor, Viscountess Astor
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    pol, political leader, politician, politico
    a person active in party politics
    a noblewoman holding the rank of viscount in her own right
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