HyperDic: edmund_burke

English > 1 sense of the expression Edmund Burke:
NOUNperson Edmund Burke, BurkeBritish statesman famous for his oratory
English > Edmund Burke: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningBritish statesman famous for his oratory; pleaded the cause of the American colonists in British Parliament and defended the parliamentary system (1729-1797).
Instance oforator, speechmaker, rhetorician, public speaker, speechifierA person who delivers a speech or oration
statesman, solon, national leaderA man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
SpanishBurke, Edmund Burke
CatalanEdmund Burke

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