John Jacob, 1763–1848, U.S. capitalist and fur merchant.
Nancy (Lang·horne) [lang-hawrn, -ern], /ˈlæŋˌhɔrn, -ərn/, Viscountess, 1879–1964, first woman member of Parliament in England.
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How to use Astor in a sentence
Since there was a strong connection between the Astor and Roosevelt families, William believes it’s possible the 32nd president arranged for their mysterious gift.The 10th president’s last surviving grandson: A bridge to the nation’s complicated past | Gillian Brockell | November 29, 2020 | Washington Post
After the stepfather died, the mother married again, this time to Vincent Astor.
As the courtroom erupted in laughter, it had seemed that Brooke Astor was the brightest spirit in the room even in death.
His death left her fabulously wealthy and charged with disbursing the millions of the Astor Foundation.
The best are Chambers Street Wines, Astor Wines and a new one I just discovered that I love called Flatiron Wine Spirits.Eric Asimov Talks About New Book “How to Love Wine” | Sophie Menin | October 20, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Brooke Astor had lived for more than a century—a century marked by progress and strife.Brooke Astor’s Estate Is Auctioned, and a Friend Recalls Her Fondly | Barbara Goldsmith | September 29, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Still I cannot say, and it is to that hostelry's credit, that my domicile at the Astor aided me to my smuggling resolves.The Onlooker, Volume 1, Part 2 | Various
Mr. Astor could, if he had chosen, have thrown his millions about in this style.Captains of Industry | James Parton
But John Jacob Astor was a good judge of men, as well as of land.Captains of Industry | James Parton
Astor tried to persuade the company to join him in his new venture.South American Fights and Fighters | Cyrus Townsend Brady
Astor, Broadwood, and Clementi were three great makers in London, and sent many pianos over here.The Old Furniture Book | N. Hudson Moore
British Dictionary definitions for Astor
John Jacob, 1st Baron Astor of Hever. 1886–1971, British proprietor of The Times (1922–66)
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
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