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

  • A city of southeast Texas north-northeast of Houston. A ship canal links the city with the Gulf of Mexico. Population: 110,000.
  • Beaumont, Francis 1584-1616. English poet and playwright. He wrote his major works, including The Maid's Tragedy (1611), The Coxcomb (1612), and The Knight of Malta (1619), with John Fletcher.
  • Beaumont, William 1785-1853. American surgeon whose Physiology of Digestion (1833) revolutionized the study of gastric digestion.

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  • proper n. An English habitational surname from any of several places in France.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a city of southeastern Texas near Houston
  • n. English dramatist who collaborated with John Fletcher (1584-1616)
  • n. United States surgeon remembered for his studies of digestion (1785-1853)


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