Burleigh

Burleigh

[bur-lee]
noun
1.
1st Baron, Cecil, William.
2.
Henry Thacker [thak-er] , 1866–1949, U.S. singer: early collector and arranger of spirituals.
3.
a male given name: from Old English words meaning “hill” and “field.”
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Burghley or Burleigh (ˈbɜːlɪ)
 
n
William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley. 1520--98, English statesman: chief adviser to Elizabeth I; secretary of state (1558--72) and Lord High Treasurer (1572--98)
 
Burleigh or Burleigh
 
n

Burleigh (ˈbɜːlɪ)
 
n
a variant spelling of Burghley

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