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Noun: Burton  bur-t(u)n
  1. English explorer who with John Speke was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika (1821-1890)
    - Richard Burton, Sir Richard Burton, Sir Richard Francis Burton
     
  2. A strong dark English ale
     
  3. Welsh film actor who often co-starred with Elizabeth Taylor (1925-1984)
    - Richard Burton

Type of: actor, adventurer, ale, explorer, histrion, player, role player, thespian

Encyclopedia: Burton, Robert