[bal-foo r, -fer]
- Arthur James1st Earl of Balfour, 1848–1930, British statesman and writer: prime minister 1902–05.
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Poor Balfour was awfully lonely after Chamberlain crocked up.
Balfour had a look at the Liberals, and then he turned to his own back-benches and had a look at the Tories.
The district in Mr. Balfour's time was pleasant and peaceable.
When Balfour was in power, we felt that our labour was not in vain.
- Arthur James, 1st Earl of Balfour. 1848–1930, British Conservative statesman: prime minister (1902–05); foreign secretary (1916–19)
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Balfour(băl′fur′, -fôr′)Francis Maitland 1851-1882
- Scottish embryologist and zoologist noted for his studies of the development of the urogenital and nervous systems in vertebrates.
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