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[kur-zuh n] /ˈkɜr zən/
Sir Clifford, 1907–82, British pianist.
George Nathaniel, 1st Marquis Curzon of Kedleston
[ked-l-stuh n] /ˈkɛd l stən/ (Show IPA),
1859–1925, British statesman: viceroy of India 1899–1905. Unabridged
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  • "By the tone of his voice perhaps, and his accent," said Curzon.

    The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete Charles James Lever (1806-1872)
  • "Oh bother Halsbury," said Curzon, to whom nothing is sacred.

  • "Certainly; at home in Curzon Street," returned the pretty voice.

    Under the Redwoods Bret Harte
  • The note was in Loring's writing and begged me to come at once to Curzon Street.

    Sonia Between two Worlds Stephen McKenna
  • The saturnalia in the Curzon Street house began that very night.

    The Eddy Clarence L. Cullen
  • "Yes," said Laura, and she told him of what had happened at the Curzon Street house.

    The Eddy Clarence L. Cullen
  • Why did his wayward feet carry him to the corner of Curzon Street?


    Henry Kingsley
  • Then you think we could have that second car and the house in Curzon Street?

    First Plays A. A. Milne
  • Anyway, Curzon Street will be ready by the beginning of May.

    The Vanity Girl Compton Mackenzie
  • The sale of the house in Curzon Street revived all Dorothy's worst fears.

    The Vanity Girl Compton Mackenzie
British Dictionary definitions for Curzon


Sir Clifford. 1907–82, English pianist
George Nathaniel, 1st Marquis Curzon of Kedleston. 1859–1925, British Conservative statesman; viceroy of India (1898–1905)
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