from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Burroughs, Edgar Rice 1875-1950. American writer best known for creating the character Tarzan in his novel Tarzan of the Apes (1914).
- Burroughs, John 1837-1921. American naturalist and writer whose vivid essays gained him wide popularity as a benign sage of nature.
- Burroughs 1, William Seward 1855-1898. American inventor who in the early 1890s designed and patented the first practical adding machine.
- Burroughs 2, William Seward 1914-1997. American writer noted especially for Naked Lunch (1959), a surrealist portrait of drug addiction.
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- proper n. An English topographical surname for someone who lived near a hill or a fort.
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- n. United States inventor who patented the first practical adding machine (1855-1898)
- n. United States novelist and author of the Tarzan stories (1875-1950)
- n. United States writer noted for his works portraying the life of drug addicts (1914-1997)
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