Astor




Definitions of Astor
  1. noun

    United States capitalist (born in Germany) who made a fortune in fur trading (1763-1848)

    synonyms:
    John Jacob Astor
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    example of:

    capitalist

    a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)

  2. noun

    British politician (born in the United States) who was the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons (1879-1964)

    synonyms:
    Nancy Witcher Astor, Viscountess Astor
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    pol, political leader, politician, politico

    a person active in party politics
    viscountess

    a noblewoman holding the rank of viscount in her own right

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