burke burke  /ˈbɜrk/


  1. (n) British statesman famous for his oratory; pleaded the cause of the American colonists in British Parliament and defended the parliamentary system (1729-1797)
  2. (n) United States frontierswoman and legendary figure of the Wild West noted for her marksmanship (1852-1903)
  3. (v) murder without leaving a trace on the body
  4. (v) get rid of, silence, or suppress


  1. Marijuana operation found in Burke County

    Burke County deputies find more than 100 marijuana plants Thursday after recieving a complaint from a home owner.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Augusta Chronicle

  2. Burke County mother accused of felony child abuse

    On Friday, a Burke County mother, Brandy Mia Richthammer, was arrested for felony child abuse. The charges were based on an incident back in February when her infant son reportedly suffered a broken right arm and right leg. Burke County Department of Social Services notified the Burke County Sheriff's Office and a lengthy investigation was conducted by both agencies. Richthammer's bond has been ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WSOC-TV Charlotte

  3. Burke rules out reelection bid

    Weymouth District One Councilor Francis Burke announced on June 13 he will not seek election to a two-year term in November.  
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Weymouth News


  • "After skating at Anaheim ICE for the last few weeks, I feel the passion again to play hockey," said Selanne. "Anaheim is the only place I wanted to play and I'm very happy that the [owners] and [GM] Brian Burke have welcomed me back."
    on Jun 13, 2006 By: Teemu Selanne Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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propriety propriety
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