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Besant

[ bez-uhnt for 1; buh-zant, older use bez-uhnt for 2 ]
/ ˈbɛz ənt for 1; bəˈzænt, older use ˈbɛz ənt for 2 /
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noun
Annie (Wood), 1847–1933, English theosophist.
Sir Walter, 1836–1901, English novelist.
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Besant
/ (ˈbɛzənt, bɪˈzænt) /

noun
Annie, née Wood . 1847–1933, British theosophist, writer, and political reformer in England and India
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