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Definition of Burgess

Burgess
Burgess Bur"gess, n. [OE. burgeis, OF. burgeis, fr. burcfortified town, town, F. bourg village, fr. LL. burgus fort, city; from the German; cf. MHG. burc, G. burg. See 1st Borough, and cf. 2d Bourgeois.] 1. An inhabitant of a borough or walled town, or one who possesses a tenement therein; a citizen or freeman of a borough. --Blackstone. Note: ``A burgess of a borough corresponds with a citizen of a city.' --Burrill. 2. One who represents a borough in Parliament. 3. A magistrate of a borough. 4. An inhabitant of a Scotch burgh qualified to vote for municipal officers. Note: Before the Revolution, the representatives in the popular branch of the legislature of Virginia were called burgesses; they are now called delegates. Burgess oath. See Burgher, 2.

Meaning of Burgess from wikipedia

- Burgess may refer to: Burgess (name) Burgess, Missouri, U.S Burgess, South Carolina, U.S Burgess, Virginia, U.S Burgess Township, Bond County, Illinois...
- Tituss Burgess (born February 21, 1979) is an American actor and singer. He has appeared in numerous Broadway musicals and is known for his high tenor...
-  › John Anthony Burgess Wilson, FRSL (/ˈbɜːrdʒəs/; 25 February 1917 – 22 November 1993), who published under the name Anthony Burgess, was an English...
- Oliver Burgess Meredith (November 16, 1907 – September 9, 1997) was an American actor, director, producer, and writer. Active for more than six decades...
- started with the sudden flight of Donald Maclean (cryptonym: Homer) and Guy Burgess (cryptonym: Hicks) to the Soviet Union in 1951. Su****ion immediately fell...
- Guy Francis de Moncy Burgess (16 April 1911 – 30 August 1963) was a British diplomat and Soviet agent, belonging to the Cambridge Five spy ring that operated...
- Ann C. Wolbert Burgess, DNSc, PMHCNS-BC, RN, FAAN (Born October 2, 1936), middle name also spelled Wolpert, is a doctorally-prepared, board-certified...
- Sharna May Burgess (born 21 June 1985) is an Australian ballroom dancer who is best known for being a professional partner and troupe member on the ABC...
- brother George Burgess, and older brother Sam Burgess. Burgess is also the younger brother of the rugby league footballer Luke Burgess. Burgess previously...
- Samuel Burgess (born 14 December 1988), also known by the nickname of "Slammin' Sam", is an English professional rugby league footballer who plays as...
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