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Meaning of Burns

Burns

Pronunciation: (bûrnz), [key]
— n.
  1. born 1904, U.S. economist, born in Austria: chairman of the Federal Reserve Board 1970–78.
  2. (Nathan Birnbaum), born 1896, U.S. comedian (partner and husband of Gracie Allen).
  3. 1759–96, Scottish poet.
  4. (Noah Brusso), 1881–1955, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1906–08.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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