Burns


Burns
Burns, George
(1896-1996) a US ↑comedian and actor who was popular in ↑vaudeville, on radio, and on television. He was known for always smoking a cigar and for talking to the ↑audience (=the people watching) .
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Burns, Rob|ert
(1759-96) a Scottish poet who wrote in the ↑Scots dialect and is regarded as Scotland's national poet. He wrote about love, country life, and national pride, and his best-known poems include Tam o'Shanter and To a Mouse. Scottish people all over the world celebrate his birthday on 25 January, Burns Night.

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  • BURNS (R.) — BURNS ROBERT (1759 1796) Le plus grand poète écossais. Fils d’un pasteur d’Alloway (Ayrshire), Robert Burns vécut toute sa vie en Écosse, d’abord dans son comté natal, connu aujourd’hui des touristes sous le nom de Burns Country, puis à Édimbourg …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Burns — Burns, WY U.S. town in Wyoming Population (2000): 285 Housing Units (2000): 117 Land area (2000): 3.056620 sq. miles (7.916608 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.056620 sq. miles (7.916608 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • BURNS (J. E.) — BURNS JOHN ELLIOT (1858 1943) Alors qu’il n’est qu’un jeune ouvrier mécanicien, Burns adhère au socialisme. Il participe, avec Hyndmann notamment, à la fondation de la Democratic Federation, première organisation ouvrière anglaise se réclamant du …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • Burns —   [bəːnz],    1) John, britischer Arbeiterführer, * London 20. 10. 1858, ✝ ebenda 24. 1. 1943; einer der Führer des erfolgreichen Dockarbeiterstreiks von 1889. Burns war 1892 1918 Abgeordneter des Unterhauses und der erste Arbeiter, der Minister… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Burns, KS — U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 268 Housing Units (2000): 116 Land area (2000): 0.354685 sq. miles (0.918629 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.354685 sq. miles (0.918629 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Burns, OR — U.S. city in Oregon Population (2000): 3064 Housing Units (2000): 1487 Land area (2000): 3.556672 sq. miles (9.211739 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.556672 sq. miles (9.211739 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places


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