HyperDic: astor

English > 2 senses of the word Astor:
NOUNperson Astor, Nancy Witcher Astor, Viscountess AstorBritish politician (born in the United States) who was the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons (1879-1964)
person Astor, John Jacob AstorUnited States capitalist (born in Germany) who made a fortune in fur trading (1763-1848)
Astor > pronunciation
Soundsae'ster
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > Astor: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningBritish politician (born in the United States) who was the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons (1879-1964).
SynonymsNancy Witcher Astor, Viscountess Astor
Instance ofpolitician, politico, pol, political leaderA person active in party politics
viscountessA noblewoman holding the rank of viscount / viscount in her own right
English > Astor: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningUnited States capitalist (born in Germany) who made a fortune in fur trading (1763-1848).
SynonymJohn Jacob Astor
Instance ofcapitalistA person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)
SpanishJohn Jacob Astor
CatalanAstor, John Jacob Astor

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