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Noun: Edmund Burke
  1. British statesman famous for his oratory; pleaded the cause of the American colonists in British Parliament and defended the parliamentary system (1729-1797)
    - Burke

Type of: national leader, orator, public speaker, rhetorician, solon, speechifier, speechmaker, statesman

Encyclopedia: Edmund Burke