Definition of Balfour
1. Noun. English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1848-1930).
Generic synonyms: National Leader, Solon, Statesman
Lexicographical Neighbors of Balfour
Literary usage of Balfour
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1885)
"This Lord balfour of Bur- leigh has been traditionally styled 'Covenanter,' ... It is generally supposed that John balfour of Burley died at sea on a return ..."
2. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1921)
"The complete title is David balfour; Being Memoirs of his Adventures at Home and Abroad. It is written in the first person and follows the fortunes of David ..."
3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1903)
"AJ balfour, MP London : Longmans, 1903. 2. Correspondence between the Right Hon. Joseph Chamberlain, MP, and the Right Hon. Arthur James balfour, MP « The ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Mr balfour had never spoken more brilliantly, nor shone more as a debater ... Mr balfour himself was elected for the City of London by an enormous majority. ..."
5. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1907)
"... Strength—The Ministry and Labour—A Seat for Mr. balfour—Mr. balfour and Tariff Reform—Meeting of the Party— The Prime Minister on the Victory. ..."
6. Catalogueby Manton Free Library, Exeter, R.I. Manton Free Library, Washburn Observatory, Colorado State Library, Exeter (R.I.), Woodman Astronomical Library, Liverpool (England) by Manton Free Library, Exeter, R.I. Manton Free Library, Washburn Observatory, Colorado State Library, Exeter (R.I.), Woodman Astronomical Library, Liverpool (England) (1884)
"1881-2 F 372 W. A 1882 E 5099 balfour, Francis M. A Treatise on Comparative (Ed.) Studies from the Morphological Embryology, v. 2-3. Illus 2 v. ..."
7. The Annual Register (1895)
"... Czar's Death—Lord Rosebery at the Guildhall—Mr. balfour at Newcastle and ... at Barnstaple -Mr. balfour at Nottingham—The Brigg Election—Lord Rosebery ..."
8. Report of the Annual Meeting (1855)
"By Professor balfour, MD, FRSE The author stated that much discussion had ... Dr. balfour stated that he did not believe coal to be in all cases formed of ..."