[ bur-ger ]
/ ˈbɜr gər /
Warren Earl,1907–1995, U.S. jurist: chief justice of the U.S. 1969–86.
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/ (ˈbɜːɡə) /
- short for hamburger
- (in combination)a cheeseburger
/ (German ˈbyrɡər) /
Gottfried August (ˈɡɔtfriːt ˈauɡʊst). 1747–94, German lyric poet, noted particularly for his ballad Lenore (1773)
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1939, American English, shortened from hamburger (q.v.).
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