from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Astor, John Jacob 1763-1848. German-born American fur trader and capitalist who became the wealthiest man of his time in the United States.
- Astor, Nancy Witcher Langhorne. Viscountess Astor. 1879-1964. American-born British politician. In 1919 she became the first woman to sit in the House of Commons, serving there until 1945.
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- proper n. A surname.
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- n. United States capitalist (born in Germany) who made a fortune in fur trading (1763-1848)
- n. British politician (born in the United States) who was the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons (1879-1964)
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