Burton

Primary Meanings of Burton

1.
n
English explorer who with John Speke was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika (1821-1890)
2.
n
Welsh film actor who often co-starred with Elizabeth Taylor (1925-1984)
3.
n
a strong dark English ale
Full Definitions of Burton
1

n English explorer who with John Speke was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika (1821-1890)

Synonyms:
Richard Burton, Sir Richard Burton, Sir Richard Francis Burton
Example of:
adventurer, explorer
someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
2

n Welsh film actor who often co-starred with Elizabeth Taylor (1925-1984)

Synonyms:
Richard Burton
Example of:
actor, histrion, player, role player, thespian
a theatrical performer
3

n a strong dark English ale

Type of:
ale
a general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast; in some of the United States an ale is (by law) a brew of more than 4% alcohol by volume

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