Definitions for balfourˈbæl fʊər, -fər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Bal•fourˈbæl fʊər, -fər(n.)

  1. Arthur James (1st Earl of Balfour), 1848–1930, British statesman and writer: prime minister 1902–05.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Balfour, Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour(noun)

    English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1848-1930)


  1. Balfour

    Balfour is a small town located in the Southland Region of New Zealand. According to the 2001 New Zealand Census of Population and Dwellings, it has a usually resident population of 135, unchanged from the previous census in 1996. Accounts of Balfour's naming differ: according to one report, it was named after an employee of the Waimea Company who lived there; alternatively it may have been named after James Mulville Balfour, a local surveyor.


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