Aaron Burr

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n 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)
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Usage

In literature:

Aaron Burr killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel in 1804.
"Assimilative Memory" by Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Among the new ones was Roger Sherman of Connecticut, George Cabot of Massachusetts, and Aaron Burr of New York.
"Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3." by Benson J. Lossing
Aaron Burr was the victim of moral anaesthesia, and Jefferson was pseudo-epileptic and neurasthenic.
"Religion and Lust" by James Weir
Aaron Burr was the most prominent intriguer in the field.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 4 of 8" by Various
BURR, AARON, of New York.
"Salem Witchcraft and Cotton Mather" by Charles W. Upham
Were not Catiline of old, and Aaron Burr and Benedict Arnold of more recent times, men of intelligence?
"Public School Education" by Michael Müller
Aaron Burr plotted treason within its councils.
"The Battle with the Slum" by Jacob A. Riis
Aaron Burr, of New York Vice-President.
"Key-Notes of American Liberty" by Various
His name was Aaron Burr.
"A Breath of Prairie and other stories" by Will Lillibridge
For this was no other than Aaron Burr, Vice-President of the United States, whose name was soon to be on the lips of all.
"The Magnificent Adventure" by Emerson Hough
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In news:

Did modern presidential politics start with Aaron Burr .
Portrait of Aaron Burr by John Vanderlyn in 1802.
The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr .
The story of Aaron Burr is a rattling tale that makes today's political partisanship pale in comparison.
Thomas Jefferson, Aaron Burr and the Election of 1800.
David Stewart discusses An American Emperor: Aaron Burr's Challenge to Jefferson's America at 6 pm Tuesday as part of Lee Park & Arlington Hall's Conservancy Arts and Humanities Series.
Aaron Burr was a divisive figure even before July 11, 1804, when he killed Alexander Hamilton in that infamous duel.
Lindsay Anne Burr and Christopher Aaron Arnold will be married on Saturday, September 29, 2012 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
1804 – Vice President Aaron Burr fatally wounds Alexander Hamilton in a duel (More info).
Brands calls Aaron Burr 's daughter Theodosia one of the most significant women in late 18th- and early 19th-century American history.
Aaron Burr launches Manhattan Company, ostensibly to bring clean water to city.
Who was the real Aaron Burr .
Brands, the Dickson Allen Anderson Centennial Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin, and author of the new book "The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr " (Anchor, 2012).
The relationship of Aaron Burr and his daughter Theodosia Burr Alston is one of the most affecting bonds in the history of major American political figures.
Alexander Hamilton, played by Ralph Goodman, left, and Aaron Burr, played byGene Hicks, right, prepare to 'duel to the death' at the 2009 reenactment of the Burr-Hamilton Duel held at the Clinch River Antiques Festival.
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