Astor

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biographical name As·tor \ˈas-tər\

Definition of Astor

  1. John Jacob 1763–1848 American (German-born) fur trader and capitalist


Astor

biographical name As·tor

Definition of Astor

  1. Nancy Witcher 1879–1964 Viscountess Astor 1st woman member of British Parliament (1919–45)


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