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Balfour

[ bal-foor, -fer ]
/ ˈbæl fʊər, -fər /
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noun
Arthur James 1st Earl of Balfour, 1848–1930, British statesman and writer: prime minister 1902–05.
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British Dictionary definitions for Balfour

Balfour
/ (ˈbælfɔː, -fə, -fʊə) /

noun
Arthur James, 1st Earl of Balfour. 1848–1930, British Conservative statesman: prime minister (1902–05); foreign secretary (1916–19)
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Medical definitions for Balfour

Balfour
[ bălfur′, -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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