Pronunciation: (bûr'lē), [key]
1. 1st Baron. See Cecil, William.
2. Henry Thack•er Pronunciation: (thak'ur), [key] 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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