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Definition of the noun burton

What does burton mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • burton: burtons
  • Burton: -

  1. English explorer who with John Speke was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika (1821-1890)
  2. a strong dark English ale
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • more generic word: ale = a general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast

Alternative definition of the noun burton


  1. [archaic] An arrangement of blocks and pulleys, especially for tightening rigging on a ship.
  2. [archaic] Storage of cargo athwartships.

Phrases with Burton

Phrases starting with the word Burton:

  1. Burton's Gerbil
  2. Burton's Mouth-Brooder

Phrases ending with the word Burton:

  1. richard burton
  2. Go For a Burton
  3. sir richard burton
  4. sir richard francis burton

Other phrase containing the word Burton:

  1. Lady Burton's Rope Squirrel


Burton is a large United Kingdom high street clothing retailer. The company was once a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index, but is now part of the Arcadia Group.

  • also known as Burton Menswear London, バートンメンズウェア, בורטון
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Burton a.k.a. Richard Burton, CBE was a Welsh actor. He was nominated seven times for an Academy Award, six of which were for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and was a recipient of BAFTA, Golden Globe and Tony Awards for Best Actor. Although never trained as an actor, Burton was, at one time, the highest-paid actor in Hollywood. He remains closely associated in the public consciousness with his second wife, actress Elizabeth Taylor; the couple's turbulent relationship was rarely out of the news.

There are other people with Burton in their name, like Bob Burton, Burton Law, Burton Lee, Don Burton, Hal Burton, Ian Burton, Jan Burton, Jay Burton, Jim Burton, Jon Burton and many others.


"Burton" is a book by Byron Farwell.

  • also known as "Burton; a biography of Sir Richard Francis Burton"; "Burton: biography of Sir Richard Francis Burton"; Button
  • genres: Biography, Autobiography
  • subjects: Geography, Travel, Exploration, Great Britain, History, Europe


  1. Burton is a city in Genesee County in the U.S. state of Michigan and a suburb of Flint. The population was 29,999 at the 2010 census, making Burton the second largest city in Genesee County.
  2. Burton is a village in Geauga County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,450 at the 2000 census.
  3. Burton is a town in Washington County, Texas, United States. The population was 359 at the 2000 census, and 375 in 2009.
  4. Burton is a county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament by the first past the post system of election.
  5. Burton is a census-designated place in Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 6,976 at the 2010 census. As defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, Burton is part of the Beaufort Urban Cluster and the larger Hilton Head Island–Beaufort Micropolitan Statistical Area.
  6. Burton is a village in Keya Paha County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 10 at the 2010 census.
  7. Burton is a village on the Wirral Peninsula, in the unitary authority Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It constituted part of the Burton and Ness Ward of the Borough of Ellesmere Port and Neston, with the ward having a total population of 1,620 in the 2001 Census. It is now in Ledsham and Willaston Ward.
  8. Burton is a Canadian rural community in Sunbury County, New Brunswick.
  9. Burton is an unincorporated community in King County, Washington. It is a historic waterfront residential area on Vashon Island. The town of Burton sits at the isthmus between Inner and Outer Quartermaster Harbor. The town was named in 1892 by Mrs. Miles Hatch after her home town in Illinois, and in that year development began in Burton with the Vashon College and the Burton Store. Industries around Burton at that time included logging, shingle manufacturing and brickmaking.
  10. Burton is a village in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, situated approximately 2 miles north of Lincoln. It sits on the side of the cliff overlooking the Trent Valley.
  11. Burton is an unincorporated community in Wetzel County, West Virginia, United States. It was named for George Bartrug, who settled here in 1812. The name difference is due to an apparent misreading of the name by railway officials.
  12. Burton: The town of Burton, Georgia now lies underwater, covered by Lake Burton. The town was located at the confluence of Dicks Creek and the Tallulah River in Rabun County, Georgia and was established in the first half of the 19th century as a result of the Georgia Gold Rush. The first discovery of gold in Rabun County was just north of Burton, at the confluence of Moccasin Creek and the Tallulah River. The town was named after Jeremiah Burton, who owned the post office and general store there. The Burton Post Office was established in 1875 and discontinued in 1916.
    • also known as Burton, Georgia
    • part of Georgia
  13. Burton is a small village in south Pembrokeshire, Wales. The village is set on a hill overlooking the River Cleddau.
  14. Burton, Illinois is a village in Adams County about 4 miles east of Quincy. Burton was named English Prairie and Benton before finally being changed to its current name.
  15. Burton is a small village in the community of Rossett in the county borough of Wrexham, Wales. The hamlet of Burton Green is a separate settlement and is located a few miles from Burton.
  16. Burton is a village in Northumberland, in England. It is situated to the south of Bamburgh, a short distance inland from the North Sea coast.
  17. Burton is an unincorporated community and coal town in Floyd County, Kentucky, United States.
  18. Burton is an unincorporated community located in the town of Waterloo, Grant County, Wisconsin, United States.

There are other places with Burton in their name, like Burton-Hill, Burton Joyce, Burton Salmon, Burton College, Burton Agnes Hall, Burton Upon Trent, Burton-Upon-Trent, Burton-In Lonsdale, Burton Upon Stather, Burton Agnes Manor House, The Burton Art Gallery and Museum.


  1. The Burton is a Dutch sports car based on French 2CV technology. The Burton is an open, nostalgic-looking sports car built on the chassis of the 2CV with a modern glassfibre bodykit. The car can be built as an open two seater, or with a hardtop with gull-wing doors or with a custom made convertible roof. From the beginning of 2002 the Burton is available all over Europe.
  2. Burton was a steamboat built in 1905 in Tacoma, Washington and which was in service on Puget Sound until 1924.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Burton

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Google previewCharacter Certificates in the General Land Office of Texas (1985)

by Gifford E. White

Burton is a man of very good married with family resident of this Municipality since the year 1831... Radford Berry 257a. Reed of George Anto Nixon the Title of Stephen Jackson & Bennet ...

Google previewOne Sunday (2013)

A Novel by Carrie Gerlach Cecil

Burton is a family name, and in the South, family does mean something. Even if that family is as crazy and mean as a pit of poi— sonous snakes.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Burton, the name of 23 small towns and villages; viz. 1. in Berks, near ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800-1914: A-K (2008)

by Carl Cavanagh Hodge

ULRICH SCHNAKENBURG Burton, Captain Sir Richard Francis (1821-1890) British soldier, explorer, master linguist, and diplomat, Sir Richard Burton was best known for ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of American Law (2009)

by David A. Schultz

Burton, Harold Hitz 71 into any “building,” including stores and other business establishments. Indeed, in a number of states, the entry into a motor vehicle, railroad car, or vessel may constitute burglary. Also, the requirement that the offense ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales (2007)

by Donald Haase

Knoepflmacher Burton, Richard Francis (1821–1890) A British explorer, translator, author, and Orientalist who knew many languages and traveled extensively, Richard Francis Burton was an enigmatic and fascinating figure who ...

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Small photo of The beautiful Cauldron falls in the picturesque dales village of West Burton. A late spring sunset lights up the surrounding foliage and upper falls.Small photo of LOS ANGELES - OCT 8: C LeBlanc, Ignacio Serricchio, Joshua Morrow, Steve Burton, Michael Muhney, Sean Carrigan at the CBS Daytime After Dark at Comedy Store on October 8, 2013 in West Hollywood, CASmall photo of LOS ANGELES - OCT 8: Ignacio Serricchio, Joshua Morrow, Steve Burton, Michael Muhney, Sean Carrigan at the CBS Daytime After Dark Event at Comedy Store on October 8, 2013 in West Hollywood, CASmall photo of Sheep grazing by Burton Pynsent monument, SomersetSmall photo of Sarah Burton arriving for the Elle Style Awards 2012 at the Savoy Hotel, London. 13/02/2012 Picture by: Steve Vas / FeatureflashSmall photo of Levar Burton at the 61st Annual DGA Awards. Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, Los Angeles, CA. 01-31-09Small photo of Maria Burton at the Richard Burton Posthumous Star On The Hollywood Wallk of Fame ceremony, Hollywood, CA 03-01-13 More...

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Do what thy manhood bids thee do, from none but self expect applause; He noblest lives and noblest dies who makes and keeps his self-made laws. (Richard Francis Burton)
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The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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