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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.


  1. Burton is a city in Genesee County in the 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 1,455 at the 2010 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 village in Keya Paha County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 10 at the 2010 census.
  5. Burton is a village on the Wirral Peninsula, in the unitary authority of 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Burton is a small village and community in south Pembrokeshire, Wales. The village is set on a hill overlooking the River Cleddau.
  8. Burton, Illinois, USA, is an unincorporated community in Adams County about 4 miles east of Quincy.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. Burton a.k.a. Burton, Wisconsin: Burton is an unincorporated community located in the town of Waterloo, Grant County, Wisconsin, United States.
  12. Burton a.k.a. Burton, Kentucky: Burton is an unincorporated community and coal town in Floyd County, Kentucky, United States.

There are other places with in their name, like Burton Mill, Burton-Hill, West Burton, Burton Agnes, Burton Joyce, Burton Overy, Bishop Burton, Burton Lazars, Burton Pidsea, Burton Salmon, Cherry Burton, Burton Coggles, Burton College, Burton Dassett, Burton Fleming, Burton Latimer, Burton Leonard, Burton-on-Yore, Burton Hastings.

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. To Go for a Burton
  5. sir richard francis burton

Other phrase containing the word Burton:

  1. Lady Burton's Rope Squirrel

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Burton

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Google previewThe Saturday Evening Post (1910)

Senator Burton is a pinhead and Mr.

Senator Burton is a pinhead with the additional information, upon knowledge and belief, that Mr. Senator Burton is the head...

Google previewEnslaved Women in America: An Encyclopedia (2012)

An Encyclopedia by Daina Ramey Berry Ph.D., Deleso A. Alford

BEATRICE BURTON is a doctoral candidate in history at the University of Georgia. ORVILLE VERNON BURTON is a professor of history at Clemson University and Director ofthe Clemson University CyberInstitute. ASHLEY CALLAHAN is ...

Google previewThe Handbook of Research on Top Management Teams (2011)

by Mason Andrew Carpenter, M. Keith Weikel

Diane Burton is an Associate Professor in the School ...

Google previewThe Blood of a God (2014)

The Nephilim Chronicles, Book One by Lance Burton

Burton is a 1996 graduate ofthe u.S. naval academy and former Surface Warfare Officer, class Leader of BuD/S class 239, Former Blackwater Security Specialist, and a Former FBI counter-terrorism agent. currently Mr. Burton is a team ...

Google previewThe Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway System and Representative Employees ... (1900)

Burton is a practical railroad man, ...

Google previewAdvance (1920)


Yes, President Burton is a large man, well put up, active, virile, of pleasing appearance, and redheaded. A stock conundrum, much overworked during ...

Google previewHistoricity, Incorporation and Fund Development (2012)

A Broad Look at the Christian Faith Based Sector by Dr. Janell Harvey

EvangelistBeverly Lewis Burton, a friend formore than adecade,hasprayed andprovided encouragement, compelling meto become a part of the Harvest, for while itisplenty the laborers are few. Evangelist Burton is an esteemed author,

Google previewThe State of the Poor (2011)

Or, An History of the Labouring Classes in England, from the Conquest to the Present Period by Frederick Morton Eden

BURTON is a considerable village in the township of the same name, which contains, by estimation, 1300 statute actes. The inhabitants are shop-keepers, country mechanics, cotton manufacturers, potters, and agricultural labourers : they all ...

Google previewThe Explorers (2014)

A Story of Fearless Outcasts, Blundering Geniuses, and Impossible Success by Martin Dugard

Burton is a black-eyed, priapic genius for whom exploration is secondary to learning obscure 3 prologue.

Google previewField Experience (2015)

Transitioning From Student to Professional by Naijian Zhang, Richard D. Parsons

Sam Burton is a professional licensed counselor who has Termination Due to Fee Issue.

Google previewHoliday Games (2013)

by Jaci Burton

Jaci Burton is a New York Times and USA Today.

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Leopard - marten (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

Maurice Burton, Robert Burton. MANTIS. A mantis of the species Chaeradodus rhomb- icollis in rain forest, Costa Rica. Mantises are also called praying mantises because, when at rest, the front legs are folded and held in front of the face as if ...

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Quotes about Burton

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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Scrabble value of B3U1R1T1O1N1

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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