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Noun: Beaumont  'bow,mónt
  1. A city of southeastern Texas near Houston
  2. United States surgeon remembered for his studies of digestion (1785-1853)
    - William Beaumont
  3. English dramatist who collaborated with John Fletcher (1584-1616)
    - Francis Beaumont

Type of: city, dramatist, metropolis, operating surgeon, playwright, sawbones [informal], surgeon, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: Lone-Star State, Tex., Texas, TX

Encyclopedia: Beaumont, Peter