besant

[ bez-uh nt, buh-zant ]
/ ˈbɛz ənt, bəˈzænt /
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noun

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Besant

[ bez-uh nt for 1; buh-zant, older use bez-uh nt for 2 ]
/ ˈbɛz ənt for 1; bəˈzænt, older use ˈbɛz ənt for 2 /

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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