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Curzon

[kur-zuh n]
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noun
  1. Sir Clifford,1907–82, British pianist.
  2. George Nathaniel, 1st Marquis Curzon of Ked·le·ston [ked-l-stuh n] /ˈkɛd l stən/, 1859–1925, British statesman: viceroy of India 1899–1905.
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Examples from the Web for curzon

Historical Examples

  • "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.

  • The note was in Loring's writing and begged me to come at once to Curzon Street.

  • The saturnalia in the Curzon Street house began that very night.

    The Eddy

    Clarence L. Cullen


British Dictionary definitions for curzon

Curzon

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