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

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

Encyclopedia: Richard Burton, roles and awards