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Meaning of Barton

Bar•ton

Pronunciation: (bär'tn), [key]
— n.
  1. 1821–1912, U.S. philanthropist who organized the American Red Cross in 1881.
  2. born 1918, English chemist: Nobel prize 1969.
  3. 1849–1920, Australian jurist and statesman: prime minister 1901–03.
  4. a male given name.
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