from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Burke, Edmund 1729-1797. Irish-born British politician and writer. Famous for his oratory, he pleaded the cause of the American colonists in Parliament and was instrumental in developing the notions of party responsibility and a loyal opposition within the parliamentary system. His major work, Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790), voices his opposition to the excesses of the French experience.
- Burke, Martha Jane See Martha Jane Burk.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A topographical surname for someone who lived in a fortified place.
- proper n. One of various places in the United States.
"It don't signify what Burke says about it," said Mr. Stackpole, rubbing his chin – "Burke is not the first authority; but, Miss Ringgan, it is undeniable that slavery, and the slave-trade too, does at this moment exist in the interior of your own country."
Fauzia Burke is the Founder and President of FSB Associates, a web publicity and social media firm specializing in creating awareness for books and authors.
"Well, I have a very fine set of chambers, what we call the Burke and Hare Suite, but it is quite expensive."
KAUFMAN: Minnesota Judge Kevin Burke is president-elect of the American Judges Association.
Residents here will have to either fight an awful commute north to a Metro station on the Orange line (For me in Burke which is closest of anywhere in South Fairfax - it takes almost an hour to get to Vienna Metro in the morning) ... or they will have to use the Blue Line.
Based in the Washington, D.C. area, Shonali Burke is the IABC-accredited, award-winning principal of Shonali Burke Consulting, which specializes in “integrated communication to the nth degree.”
Shonali Burke is editor of Women Grow Business blog comments powered by Disqus
Burke is in the process, it seems, of preparing a website for interested fans to sign up at and keep tabs on details regarding his summer record release.
Billy Burke is a compelling and critically acclaimed actor whose credits span both television and feature film.
The parking lot was bustling with a steady flow of mid-morning voters at Lake Braddock Secondary School in Burke, where election officials reported the same robust turnout that other nearby precincts had seen throughout the morning -- nearly 600 voters had cast their ballots in the school cafeteria by 10: 45 a.m., officials said.
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