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burgess

noun bur·gess \ˈbər-jəs\

Definition of BURGESS

1
a :  a citizen of a British borough
b :  a representative of a borough, corporate town, or university in the British Parliament
2
:  a representative in the popular branch of the legislature of colonial Maryland or Virginia

Origin of BURGESS

Middle English burgeis, from Anglo-French, from borc town — more at bourg
First Known Use: 13th century

Burgess

biographical name Bur·gess \ˈbər-jəs\

Definition of BURGESS

Anthony 1917–1993 British writer

Burgess

biographical name

Definition of BURGESS

(Frank) Gelett 1866–1951 Am. humorist & illustrator

Burgess

biographical name

Definition of BURGESS

Thornton Waldo 1874–1965 Am. writer

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