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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 large United Kingdom high street clothing retailer. The company was once a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index, but is now a trading name of Arcadia Group Brands Ltd, part of the Arcadia Group. There are over 400 stores in the UK and Republic of Ireland. It has also expanded to out of town sites since the 1980s, a notable example being at the Merry Hill Shopping Centre in the West Midlands, where it has had a store since November 1989.
    • also known as Burton Menswear London, バートンメンズウェア, בורטון
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  2. 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.
  3. Burton is a make of automobile produced by Burton Car Company.


Who is Burton?

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.

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


  1. Burton is a fictional character from anime tv series Zoids: Fuzors.
  2. Burton is a fictional character from the 1968 film Beyond the Law.
  3. Burton is a fictional character from the 1938 film Boys Town and 1941 film Men of Boys Town.
  4. Burton is a fictional character from the 2011 film Hanna.
  5. Burton is a fictional character from the film Action Hero.
  6. Burton is a fictional film character.
  7. Burton is a fictional film character.
  8. Burton is a fictional character from the 2007 film Decaying Orbit.
  9. Burton is a fictional character from the 1931 film Spur of the Moment.
  10. Burton is a fictional character from the 1989 film Major League.
  11. Burton is a fictional character from the 1997 film Snake Skin Jacket.
  12. Burton is a fictional film character.
  13. Burton is a fictional film character.
  14. Burton is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with Burton in their name, like Al Burton, Hal Burton, Liz Burton, Bill Burton, Fred Burton, Gary Burton, Jack Burton, joan burton, Kate Burton, Phil Burton, stan burton, Tony Burton, Betty Burton, Burton Crane, Cliff Burton, Clyde Burton, Danny Burton, frank burton, Harry Burton and henry burton.


  1. "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: Travel, Exploration, Geography, History, Europe, Great Britain
  2. "Burton" is a book by Hollis Alpert.


  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 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 on Port Royal Island 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 included within the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC Metropolitan 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 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Burton is a Canadian rural community in Sunbury County, New Brunswick.
  10. Burton is a village in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, and situated approximately 2 miles north from the city and county town of Lincoln. The village sits on the side of the Lincoln Cliff overlooking the River Trent Valley.
  11. 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
  12. Burton is a small village and community in south Pembrokeshire, Wales. The village is set on a hill overlooking the River Cleddau.
  13. Burton, Illinois, USA, is an unincorporated community in Adams County about 4 miles east of Quincy.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. Burton a.k.a. Burton, Wisconsin: Burton is an unincorporated community located in the town of Waterloo, Grant County, Wisconsin, United States.
  17. 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 Burton 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.


  1. Burton was a steamboat built in 1905 in Tacoma, Washington and which was in service on Puget Sound until 1924.
  2. Burton is a family name.

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

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Burton

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Google previewEnslaved Women in America (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 preview1863 (2013)

Lincoln's Pivotal Year by Harold Holzer, Sara Vaughn Gabbard

Orville Vernon Burton is the Distinguished Professor of Humanities, the director ofthe Clemson Cyberinstitute, and a professor ofhistory and com— puter science at...

Burton is a board member of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation.

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 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 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 previewThe New Yorkshire Gazetteer, Or Topographical Dictionary (1828)

by Stephen Reynolds Clarke

BURToN, N. R. (1) a township with Walden in the parish of Aysgarth, wapentake of Hang West, 1 mile S. from Aysgarth; inhabitants, 478. This town is situated on a small rivulet which flows into the Ure, and which abounds with salmon; it is ...

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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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