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 (bûr′nəm), Daniel Hudson 1846-1912.
American architect and city planner. He did his major work in Chicago, including the general design for the Columbian Exposition (1893) and several early skyscrapers.
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Noun1.Burnham - United States architect who designed the first important skyscraper with a skeleton (1846-1912)
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Crayford, in one of the intervals of the dance, turns on Miss Burnham.
At the same moment--to the astonishment of her friends and admirers--Miss Clara Burnham threw the quadrille into confusion by making a mistake
If you will excuse my leaving you," she said quietly, "I will try and find out what is the matter with Miss Burnham.
There had been company at the brick house to the bountiful Thanksgiving dinner which had been provided at one o'clock,--the Burnham sisters, who lived between North Riverboro and Shaker Village, and who for more than a quarter of a century had come to pass the holiday with the Sawyers every year.
The Burnham sisters nodded approvingly as Rebecca went out, and remarked that they had never seen a child grow and improve so fast in so short a time.
One of them must have," said Miss Ellen Burnham, "for the girl that was selling soap at the Ladds' in North Riverboro was described by Adam Ladd as the most remarkable and winning child he ever saw.
The Burnham sisters had gone and the two aunts were knitting.
The name of the village where Sir Meyville Worth lives is Market Burnham, which, as I think I told you, is within a few miles of Brancaster.
Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham is bringing together a 'Convention of the North' this summer, and hopes to force ministers to take northern concerns as seriously as those of Wales and Scotland.
Burnham Sterling structured and placed the transaction with four institutional investors in Europe and Japan.
JACK Burnham will be back in the Durham ranks sooner rather than later, according to Northumberland team manager Stuart Tiffin.
LIVERPOOL Mayor Joe Anderson has accused Andy Burnham of being "ignorant and insensitive" towards local government leaders.