Definition of Burton, Robert in English:

Burton, Robert

Line breaks: Rob¦ert Bur¦ton
Pronunciation: /ˈbɜːtn/

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  • (1577–1640), English churchman and scholar, author of The Anatomy of Melancholy (first published 1621).

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