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A city of southeast Texas east-northeast of Houston on the Neches River. Settled in 1824, it grew following the discovery of oil in 1901.
(Placename) a city in SE Texas. Pop: 112 434 (2003 est)
(Biography) Francis. 1584–1616, English dramatist, who collaborated with John Fletcher on plays including The Knight of the Burning Pestle (1607) and The Maid's Tragedy (1611)
1. Francis, 1584–1616, English playwright who collaborated with John Fletcher.
2. a city in SE Texas. 111,224.
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|Noun||1.||Beaumont - United States surgeon remembered for his studies of digestion (1785-1853)|
|2.||Beaumont - English dramatist who collaborated with John Fletcher (1584-1616)|
|3.||Beaumont - a city of southeastern Texas near Houston|