balfour balfour  /ˈbæl fɔr/

Definition(s):

  • (n) English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1848-1930)

Usage(s):

  • Ariel Sharon's house lies on balfour street in the heart of Jerusalem, in a gracious residential area nestled among old-growth trees.

News

  1. Grant Balfour: Notches One-Out Save

    Update: Balfour converted a one-out save on Tuesday night for his 16th save on the season.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Rotowire.com via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Why Balfour Beatty, Punch Taverns, and Xaar Should Beat the FTSE 100 Today

    Balfour Beatty, Punch Taverns, and Xaar start the week well.        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  3. Balfour Beatty to close some regional units in UK overhaul

    By Christine Murray LONDON (Reuters) - Infrastructure firm Balfour Beatty Plc said on Monday it would close three UK regional businesses after appointing a new head of its struggling UK construction arm. The combination of a weak British construction sector, a lack of major infrastructure projects and poor performance mean the group is expecting a 20 percent fall in revenue in the UK ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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