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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Curzon, George Nathaniel. First Marquis Curzon of Kedleston. 1859-1925. British politician who served as viceroy and governor-general of India (1898-1905) and as secretary of state for foreign affairs (1919-1924).

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  • Tristan has begun raising financing for its first fund independent of AEW, called Curzon Capital Partners III LP.

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  • From then on, they would often meet illicitly if he went away on business trips, Liccy using the name Fiona Curzon when she checked into his hotel.

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  • The supreme council laid down the so-called Curzon Line for Poland's eastern frontier.

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  • "In Britain we have partnered with Artificial Eye (again first for a Hindi Film), a premium distribution chain that looks into art house main stream release and owns the largest art house exhibition chain called Curzon theatres.

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  • Restoration work has been going on since the mid-19th century.03000 290900A few kilometres from Derby, the neoclassical Kedleston Hall is the seat of the Curzon family, whose local connection dates back to the 12th century.

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  • Edgar Wright is presenting Death Wish 3 at the Curzon Soho on Friday 19th Feb, as part of their Midnight Movies strand.

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  • After the Wimbledon hmvcurzon - their lower case, not mine - it seems that HMV and Curzon Artifical Eye are going to team up for a number of other in-store cinemas.

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  • Peter Cushing and Roberta Tovey, returning from the previous film, are much less effective; the more striking performances are Jill Curzon as Dr. Who's niece Louise, Philip Madoc as a short-lived black marketeer, Andrew Keir as a Scottish freedom fighter, and particularly Bernard Cribbins as Tom Campbell, a 1960s policeman who accidentally enters Tardis thinking it is a police box and gets swept forward to 2150.

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  • Noteworthy recordings of the work include those by Vladimir Ashkenazy (London), Clifford Curzon (Decca), Rudolf Serkin (Sony) and Mitsuko Uchida (Philips).

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  • When Isabel meets Curzon, a slave with ties to the Patriots, he encourages her to spy on her owners, who know details of British plans for invasion.

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