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burke meaning and definition

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BURKE noun

Definition of Burke (noun)

  1. British statesman famous for his oratory; pleaded the cause of the American colonists in British Parliament and defended the parliamentary system (1729-1797)
  2. United States frontierswoman and legendary figure of the Wild West noted for her marksmanship (1852-1903)

BURKE verb

Definition of burke (verb)

  1. murder without leaving a trace on the body
  2. get rid of, silence, or suppress
    • "burke an issue"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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