Pronunciation: (bûrnz), [key]
1. Arthur F(rank), born 1904, U.S. economist, born in Austria: chairman of the Federal Reserve Board 1970–78.
2. George (Nathan Birnbaum), born 1896, U.S. comedian (partner and husband of Gracie Allen).
3. Robert, 1759–96, Scottish poet.
4. Tommy (Noah Brusso), 1881–1955, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1906–08.
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