Astor

[ as-ter ]

noun
  1. John Jacob, 1763–1848, U.S. capitalist and fur merchant.

  2. Nancy (Lang·horne) [lang-hawrn, -ern], /ˈlæŋˌhɔrn, -ərn/, Viscountess, 1879–1964, first woman member of Parliament in England.

Words Nearby Astor

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Astor in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Astor

Astor

/ (ˈæstə) /


noun
  1. John Jacob, 1st Baron Astor of Hever. 1886–1971, British proprietor of The Times (1922–66)

  2. Nancy (Witcher), Viscountess, original name Nancy Langhorne. 1879–1964, British Conservative politician, born in the US; the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012