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aaron burr


Definitions from WordNet

Noun aaron burr has 1 sense
  1. Burr, Aaron Burr - United States politician who served as Vice President under Jefferson; he mortally wounded his political rival Alexander Hamilton in a duel and fled south (1756-1836)
    --1 is a kind of politician, politico, pol, political leader

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Aaron Burr


Aaron Burr was an American politician and lawyer. He served as the third vice president of the United States under President Thomas Jefferson from 1801 to 1805. Burr is often remembered for his infamous duel with Alexander Hamilton in 1804, resulting in Hamilton's death.

Senses and Usages

Noun - Historical Figure

Definition: Aaron Burr, a prominent figure in American history, was the third vice president of the United States.

Example Sentence: Aaron Burr played a significant role in American politics during the early 19th century.

Noun - Duel

Definition: Aaron Burr's duel with Alexander Hamilton is one of the most famous duels in American history.

Example Sentence: The duel between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton ended tragically with Hamilton's death.

Noun - Character

Definition: Aaron Burr is also a character in the musical "Hamilton," a Broadway sensation.

Example Sentence: Leslie Odom Jr. won a Tony Award for his portrayal of Aaron Burr in the musical "Hamilton."

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