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Burgess, Guy

Line breaks: Guy Bur|gess
Pronunciation: /ˈbəːdʒɪs
 
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Definition of Burgess, Guy in English:

( 1911–63), British Foreign Office official and spy; full name Guy Francis de Moncy Burgess. Acting as a Soviet agent from the 1930s, he worked for MI5 while ostensibly employed by the BBC. After the war he worked at the British Embassy in Washington, under Kim Philby; charged with espionage in 1951, he fled to the USSR with Donald Maclean.

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