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Beaumont

[boh-mont]
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noun
  1. Francis,1584–1616, English dramatist who collaborated with John Fletcher.
  2. William,1785–1853, U.S. surgeon.
  3. a city in SE Texas.
  4. a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for beaumont

Historical Examples

  • Brusquely he turned his back, hurried away, and returned that evening to Beaumont.

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    Emile Zola

  • I wonder, then, that Mrs. Beaumont selects her continually for her companion.

  • "Mrs. Beaumont speaks of him just as you do," said Miss Walsingham.

  • "And before we know who she is to be," said Mrs. Beaumont, carelessly.

  • Mr. Beaumont then urged his mother to go on with her explanation.


British Dictionary definitions for beaumont

Beaumont1

noun
  1. a city in SE Texas. Pop: 112 434 (2003 est)
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Beaumont2

noun
  1. Francis . 1584–1616, English dramatist, who collaborated with John Fletcher on plays including The Knight of the Burning Pestle (1607) and The Maid's Tragedy (1611)
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