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Astor

[as-ter] /ˈæs tər/
noun
1.
John Jacob, 1763–1848, U.S. capitalist and fur merchant.
2.
Nancy (Langhorne)
[lang-hawrn,, -ern] /ˈlæŋˌhɔrn,, -ərn/ (Show IPA),
Viscountess, 1879–1964, first woman member of Parliament in England.
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Astor

/ˈæstə/
noun
1.
John Jacob, 1st Baron Astor of Hever. 1886–1971, British proprietor of The Times (1922–66)
2.
Nancy (Witcher), Viscountess, original name Nancy Langhorne. 1879–1964, British Conservative politician, born in the US; the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons
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